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Whiskey Business: Emerald Isle

September 22, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$190.00 – $10,000.00

Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated annual event, “Whiskey Business: Emerald Isle.” This event is a unique opportunity for whiskey enthusiasts, philanthropists, and businesses to network and support the meaningful work of Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation.

As we raise our glass to the remarkable heritage of Ireland and Irish Whiskey, we also raise funds for a worthy cause. All proceeds from “Whiskey Business: Emerald Isle” will directly support Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation’s ongoing efforts to create a Culture of Action by empowering communities with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to save a life. Through the generosity of our attendees, sponsors, and partners, we aim to raise funds that will empower us to continue making a difference in the lives of those we serve. 

Be sure to save the date, this event sells out. 

Details: September 22, 2023 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Old Silk Mill in Fredericksburg

Experience: Immerse yourself in an event which brings together whiskey connoisseurs and philanthropists.  Whiskey Business promises to be an unforgettable evening celebrating the finest top shelf whiskey from Ireland. Guests will embark on a captivating journey through the rich heritage of Ireland’s top shelf whiskeys — indulging in tastings of the finest offerings from renowned distilleries, cigar rolling, live entertainment, silent auction, and an open bar offering a selection of  beer, wine, and of course, whiskey. 


Whiskey Business is a high-end networking and philanthropic event. Don’t miss an opportunity to get your business in front of hundreds of people in Virginia.

We appreciate your support for this incredible event, and we look forward to Whiskey Business: Emerald Isle to benefit Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation!

Click HERE for Sponsorship deck

Contact info Veronica Gutierrez, veronica@gwynethsgift.org

Raffle Item Donations

Do you have a business, group, or website you want to promote, all while supporting a great cause? Consider donating an item, gift card, or a monetary donation to purchase raffle prizes.

All raffle donations will be used in our silent auction. Your gift could leverage hundreds of dollars in donations for our organization, all of which are tax-deductible. Some needed items include:

  • Gift cards/certificates
  • Promotional items
  • Entertainment experiences/packages

Contact info Veronica Gutierrez, veronica@gwynethsgift.org


Our Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation events are successful in large part because of the tremendous support from volunteers. Whether helping set up the event, organizing check-ins, or any of the other myriad jobs that go into making a successful event, there is an opportunity for anyone wanting to lend a hand.

Please email Veronica Gutierrez at veronica@gwynethsgift.org with your name, email, and best number to call you.

*As a nonprofit organization, we kindly inform you that ticket sales are non-refundable.

**If consuming alcohol, please be sure to bring ID. 


September 22, 2023
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$190.00 – $10,000.00


Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation


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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