Press Releases

Press Coverage

2018

  • seacoastonline.com

    Winter coat drive brings warmth to many in southern Maine

    Donation drop-off locations were set up throughout southern Maine, and included outlet stores in Kittery, the First Parish Church, York Region Chamber of Commerce, and the Wiggly Bridge Distillery, all in York. Every Saturday during the campaign, the WRP trolley, affectionately named “Stella,” made trips to various locations to collect the donated coats -- and to spread holiday cheer.

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  • Fodors.com

    11 Boozy Experiences to Give You a Taste of the Still Life

    Swirl, sniff and sip? That doesn’t cut it anymore for spirits aficionados and cocktail enthusiasts looking to whet their whistle with a hands-on experience. These distilleries up the booze game with bottling workshops, mixology classes, and more.

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  • The Daily Beast

    Spirits Watch: What You’ll be Drinking in 2018

    From more limited-edition whiskies and farm-to-grain spirits, find out what liquor will be popular this coming year.

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2017

  • SeacoastOnline

    Small batch goes big city

    Wiggly Bridge Distillery, a local family owned and operated business that has earned a reputation for their award-winning, small batch spirits, was asked to represent their product in a collaboration with Romeo Hunte New York, a contemporary luxury fashion brand in New York City this past Friday, Oct. 27.

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  • SeacoastOnline

    Wiggly Bridge, Crossfit raise $3K for Make-A-Wish Maine

    The fundraiser, titled “Raise the Barrel and Your Spirits” brought together more than 30 people who participated in a fun and invigorating workout at the unique venue of the Wiggly Bridge Distillery Barn in York. In addition to those working out, many more community members and supporters came out to watch and cheer on their peers lift bags of grain, various sized whisky barrels, mash totes, and tires. This unique and fun fitness program was coached by CrossFit Harpoon.

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  • SeacoastOnline

    Make-A-Wish, Wiggly Bridge hold fundraiser

    Wiggly Bridge Distillery, a local small batch business, has announced a philanthropic partnership with Make-A-Wish® Maine, and is inviting the community to a feel-good, fundraising event on July 15 at the Wiggly Bridge Distillery Barn on Route 1.

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  • SeacoastOnline

    Wine Me Dine Me Wiggly Bridge Distillery

    Like alehouses were a couple hundred years ago in Portsmouth, our local breweries are community gathering spots. Neighborhood residents and out-of-towners alike sit for hours playing board games, darts or corn hole, sipping their favorite brew and chatting away. You might take a tour of the brewery and certainly bring the latest release home in a growler or a sixer of bottles or cans. All of that is at Wiggly Bridge in York, Maine, not a brewery, but a small-batch distillery in a beautiful barn built in 1876

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  • World Drinks Awards 2017

    Best Design Effectiveness Wiggly Bridge Distillery Small Barrel Bourbon "A fresh, contemporary design incorporating classic elements.

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  • Portland Press Herald

    Bourbon Maple Syrup

    The men are believed to be the first Mainers to jump on a trend that is spreading through the rest of New England like autumn colors on a mountainside: They’re making rum and bourbon barrel-aged maple syrups that they hope will lure more sophisticated palates and raise the value of Maine syrup.

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  • Eat Drink Lucky

    Eat Drink Lucky

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  • Inc.com

    28 Craft Spirits to Improve Any Party

    The artisanal booze biz is growing at a 40 percent annual clip, giving the cocktail generation new batches of gins, whiskeys, and liqueurs. Here's a look at some of the newest adult beverages.

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  • WMTW News 8

    Made in Maine Wiggly Bridge Distillery

    This week's Made in Maine features award winning handcrafted whiskeys, rums, and vodkas produced locally at a York distillery.

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  • The Whiskey Wash

    Maine’s Wiggly Bridge Bourbon Goes Small Barrel Route

    One distillery in Maine seeming to be doing this right is Wiggly Bridge, a young outfit whose bourbon recently became available outside of the state.

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  • Portland Press Herald

    Maine Whiskey Making Warm Ups

    Craft distillers use local grains – and ingenuity – for distinctive versions of traditional spirits

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2016

  • The Dockside

    Why You Need To Explore the Wiggly Bridge Distillery

    Family-made, handcrafted goods of any kind tend to possess something special about them that big companies can’t produce. That sentence might bring to mind things like furniture, artwork and food, but at Wiggly Bridge Distillery, it means whisky – and good whisky at that. Run by a father and duo who have a taste for good spirits, Wiggly Bridge Distillery provides York and the surrounding area with some of the finest small-batch whisky and rum around.

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  • Fosters.com

    York distillery wins medals at Texas show

    AUSTIN, Texas - On Sunday, Feb. 15, the winners of the Second Annual Craft Spirits Competition were honored during the Awards Dinner as part of the ACSA Distillers Convention and Vendor Trade Show in Austin, and York, Maine-based Wiggly Bridge Distillery hit a trifecta with a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finish in the 2015 American Craft Spirits Association's Craft Spirits Judging Awards.

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  • Mom Can You Make

    Wiggly Bridge Distillery

    I recently had the chance to meet with the very impressive folks from Wiggly Bridge Distillery, a family owned and operated business in York, Maine. You’re probably wondering what a food blogger is doing in a distillery? I think I have friends in all the right places!

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  • The Blueberry Files

    Holiday Visit to Wiggly Bridge Distillery, York

    Last Wednesday, I day tripped down to York, Maine and had a delightful peek into the spirited life and business of the Woods family. Dave, his son David, and daughter-in-law Amanda run Wiggly Bridge Distillery on the main strip in York.

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  • York Harbor Inn

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  • Maine Boats.Com

    Rum-making on the rebound in Maine

    Dave Woods, 59, owner and operator of Wiggly Bridge Distillery in York, Maine, wasn’t deterred by the rules. Prodded by his son, he began distilling spirits on Montserrat in the Caribbean where he owns a home. That went well, but Woods wanted to do something to keep himself busy in Maine.

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  • York Weekly

    Wiggly Bridge Distillery serving up 6 liquors in York

    Wiggly Bridge products are so far in restaurants and retail stores in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The company just penned an agreement to distribute to all Hannaford stores in Maine. "We're proud of that," said Woods.

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  • Thrillist

    THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO NEW ENGLAND’S 61 DISTILLERIES

    Sixty-one, and counting, to be precise. That's how many distilleries there are in New England producing world-class spirits.

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  • USA Today

    USA Today Reader’s Choice #4 Best Craft Rum Distillery

    Today, American rum is undergoing a resurgence, with distilleries focusing on high-quality ingredients and traditional techniques. 10Best enlisted the help of a panel of spirits experts to nominate the 20 best craft rum distilleries in the nation. Our readers have spent the last four weeks voting for their favorites, and the results are in.

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  • TravelMaine

    TravelMaine

    A reference guide for Maine visitors and residents

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