Whiskey Business 2024

An Esteemed Networking and Philanthropic Event to Benefit Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation and its Life Saving Programs.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Silent Auction & Raffle

Photo Albums

Whiskey Business Presenting Sponsor

Make a direct impact on Gwyneth’s Gift mission to create more confident lifesavers in our community today while gaining valuable brand exposure to our audience. Showcase your commitment to creating a Culture of Action! Together, we can create lasting change and leave a posiive legacy in our community. Join us as our Presenting Sponsor and be part of something truly meaningful! 

Whiskey Business 2024 Sponsors

2024 Whiskey Business Northern Nights

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Join us for an unforgettable evening at “Whiskey Business: Northern Nights,” where enchantment meets philanthropy. Immerse yourself in a realm inspired by the mesmerizing Northern Lights, reminiscent of the far Northeast near the Canadian border. As you sip on the well-crafted whiskeys from the region and indult in themed culinary delights, you’ll be transported to a world of wonder and generosity. 

Every glass raised at “Whiskey Business: Northern Nights” supports Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation’s mission to foster a Culture of Action. Your participation fuels our efforts to empower communities with lifesaving knowledge and skills. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to mingle with fellow whiskey enthusiasts, philanthropists, and businesses, all while making a meaningful difference. 

But hurry – tickets are limited and this event is known to sell out fast. Secure your spot now and ensure you don’t miss the chance to experience the magic of “Whiskey Business: Northern Nights.”


You will be thrust into a captivating ambiance, where every moment is an exploration of the themed music, culinary delights, curated top shelf whiskey tastings, and much more. This year, we incite you to immerse yourself in the essence of the Northern Lights, inspired by the mystical allure of the far Northeast and all its beauty!

The theme music will transport you to the heart of the Northern wilderness and get the chance to bid on unique treasures at our themed silent auction, featuring items that reflect the spirit of the Northern Nights. 

Joel Griffin

Chairman & Co-Founder

Joel Griffin is co-founder and chairman of Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation. Gwyneth’s Gift was founded in 2015 by Joel and Jennifer Griffin in honor of their oldest daughter, Gwyneth. He is also an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist with 25 years of private industry consulting experience and 20 years in government contracting. He is the Founder and CEO of Riphean, a regional growth management firm.

Joel is committed to philanthropy within the region through local nonprofits and organizations that strengthen local communities. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance, Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, Stafford Hospital Foundation, and Germanna Educational Foundation. Joel was recognized for his impact and leadership within the region, receiving the Prince B. Woodward Leadership Award in 2022.

In addition to the regional award, Joel received the Valor Award from Loudon County for his life-saving efforts in an emergency. He also received the Patriotic Civilian Service Award given by the U.S. Army for actions taken immediately and following 9/11 at The Pentagon in 2001.

Email: joel@gwynethsgift.org