Joseph J. Magliocco (Joseph, Joe) is a businessman and attorney interested in not-for-profit volunteering and philanthropy.

After attending Yale College, where he was a Religious Studies major and teaching assistant, he went to Harvard Law School for his J.D. degree. Upon his admission to the New York State Bar, Joseph began his work in the premium beverages industry.

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Who is Joseph?

 

Joseph J. Magliocco is a businessman and attorney interested in not-for-profit volunteering and philanthropy.

After attending Yale College, where he was a Religious Studies major and teaching assistant, he went to Harvard Law School for his J.D. degree. Upon his admission to the New York State Bar, Joseph began his work in the premium beverages industry.

Having developed wine and spirits products in Bordeaux (France), Mendoza (Argentina), New South Wales (Australia), Piedmont (Italy), Priorat (Spain), Puglia (Italy), Tuscany (Italy), and Veneto (Italy), Joseph was named a Commandeur de L’Ordre du Bontemps de Medoc et de Graves, upon his 1999 induction in Bordeaux.

With a passion for ultra-premium spirits, he founded Chatham Imports, the parent company of Michter’s Distillery (www.michtersdistillery.com). In addition to resurrecting the historic Michter’s whiskey brand, Joseph has launched brands like Crop Organic Vodka (U.S.), Farmer’s Botanical Organic Gin (U.S.), Baojing (People’s Republic of China), Faretti Biscotti Liqueur (Italy), Marti Autentico Rums (West Indies), and Foro Amaro (Italy).

Over the years he has done considerable not-for-profit volunteering and participated in philanthropic endeavors with Yale College, Harvard Law School, Columbia University, The Fresh Air Fund, Collegiate School, The Jericho Project, and Walden Woods Foundation.

Joseph has particular interests in fund-raising to provide financial aid for worthy students, supporting American military veterans, and contributing to his almae maters. Currently, Joseph serves on the board of The Fresh Air Fund, the Center for Strategic & International Studies NYC Roundtable, and Harvard Law School Dean’s Advisory Council.

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Volunteer Work & Philanthropy

 

THE FRESH AIR FUND:

Member of Board of Directors (www.freshair.org)

Former Investment Committee Chair

 

YALE UNIVERSITY:

Sterling Fellow, 2008

Yale Tomorrow Executive Committee Member

Yale Class of 1979 25th Reunion Gift Chair

Yale University Development Board Former Member

Creator of an Endowed Scholarship Fund

Yale University Construction and Renovation Funding for Silliman College, Bass Library, and New Residential College Member

 

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL:

Dean’s Advising Board Member

Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker

Harvard Law School Project on Disability

Dean’s Fund Member

 

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY:

Funder of Scholarships Benefiting American Military Veterans through The Yellow Ribbon Program

Created an Endowed Scholarship benefiting American Military Veterans

 

OTHER:

Jericho Project, Finding Veterans Homes and Jobs Program, Contributor

Collegiate School, Former Treasurer and Former Board Member

The Walden Woods Project, Contributor

Center for Strategic & International Studies, New York City Roundtable Member

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Education & Family

 

Education:

Yale College, B.A. Class of 1979, Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude

Harvard Law School, J.D. Class of 1982
Lucia Magliocco

Family:

-Wife: Allison Fillmore Magliocco

-Son: Matthew T. Magliocco

-Daughter-in-law: Yuting Zeng

-Havanese Dog Daughter: Lucia Magliocco

-Father: Tony Magliocco

-Mother: Josephine Magliocco

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Professional Affiliations, Accolades, and Awards

 

Michter’s Distillery, LLC: President and Member of Board of Managers

Chatham Imports, Inc.: Founder, President and Member of Board of Directors

Bulldog Ventures Ltd.: Vice-Chairman and Member of Board of Directors

Empire Merchants, LLC: Member of Board of Managers

Peerless Equities, LLC:  Vice President and Member of Board of Directors

Quaker Equities Ltd.: President, Treasurer, and Member of Board of Directors

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Admitted to the New York State Bar, 1983

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Founding Member of Kentucky’s “Order of the Writ,” established in 2015 to promote and defend the virtues of Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey

Named Vice Chair of Kentucky’s “Order of the Writ”

Elected Member of Board of Directors of the Kentucky Distillers Association (KDA), December 7, 2015 (www.kybourbon.com)

Michter’s Distillery inducted as a Heritage Member of the KDA, December 7, 2015

Michter’s Distillery inducted as a Proof Member of the KDA, 2013

Michter’s Distillery, awarded Wine Enthusiast‘s 2012 Distiller of the Year

Inducted as Commandeur de L’Ordre du Bontemps de Medoc et de Graves, 1999

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Whiskies & Spirits Conference, Speaker, 2015, New York, N.Y.

Whiskies & Spirits Conference, Speaker, 2015, London, England

The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show, Speaker, 2015, London, England

Participation in the making of the Kentucky Bourbon Tales documentary, which aired on the KET public television network in December 2014

Bourbon Classic, Panel Member, 2014, 2015 and 2016

Kentucky Bourbon Affair, Specialty Events Participant, June 2014 and 2015

The Kentucky Bourbon Festival Tasting & Gala, Event Participant, September 2013, 2014, and 2015

The Bourbon Society, Speaker, 2014 and 2015, Louisville, Ky.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) International Wine, Beer & Spirits Law Conference, Speaker, 1995, San Francisco, Calif.

Ultimate Beverage Challenge, Speaker

Manhattan Cocktail Classic, Seminar Leader

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Who is Joseph?

 

Joseph J. Magliocco is a businessman and attorney interested in not-for-profit volunteering and philanthropy.

After attending Yale College, where he was a Religious Studies major and teaching assistant, he went to Harvard Law School for his J.D. degree. Upon his admission to the New York State Bar, Joseph began his work in the premium beverages industry.

Having developed wine and spirits products in Bordeaux (France), Mendoza (Argentina), New South Wales (Australia), Piedmont (Italy), Priorat (Spain), Puglia (Italy), Tuscany (Italy), and Veneto (Italy), Joseph was named a Commandeur de L’Ordre du Bontemps de Medoc et de Graves, upon his 1999 induction in Bordeaux.

With a passion for ultra-premium spirits, he founded Chatham Imports, the parent company of Michter’s Distillery (www.michtersdistillery.com). In addition to resurrecting the historic Michter’s whiskey brand, Joseph has launched brands like Crop Organic Vodka (U.S.), Farmer’s Botanical Organic Gin (U.S.), Baojing (People’s Republic of China), Faretti Biscotti Liqueur (Italy), Marti Autentico Rums (West Indies), and Foro Amaro (Italy).

Over the years he has done considerable not-for-profit volunteering and participated in philanthropic endeavors with Yale College, Harvard Law School, Columbia University, The Fresh Air Fund, Collegiate School, The Jericho Project, and Walden Woods Foundation.

Joseph has particular interests in fund-raising to provide financial aid for worthy students, supporting American military veterans, and contributing to his almae maters. Currently, Joseph serves on the board of The Fresh Air Fund, the Center for Strategic & International Studies NYC Roundtable, and Harvard Law School Dean’s Advisory Council.

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Education & Family

 

Education:

Yale College, B.A. Class of 1979, Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude

Harvard Law School, J.D. Class of 1982
Lucia Magliocco

Family:

-Wife: Allison Fillmore Magliocco

-Son: Matthew T. Magliocco

-Daughter-in-law: Yuting Zeng

-Havanese Dog Daughter: Lucia Magliocco

-Father: Tony Magliocco

-Mother: Josephine Magliocco

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Volunteer Work & Philanthropy

 

THE FRESH AIR FUND:

Member of Board of Directors (www.freshair.org)

Former Investment Committee Chair

 

YALE UNIVERSITY:

Sterling Fellow, 2008

Yale Tomorrow Executive Committee Member

Yale Class of 1979 25th Reunion Gift Chair

Yale University Development Board Former Member

Creator of an Endowed Scholarship Fund

Yale University Construction and Renovation Funding for Silliman College, Bass Library, and New Residential College Member

 

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL:

Dean’s Advising Board Member

Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker

Harvard Law School Project on Disability

Dean’s Fund Member

 

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY:

Funder of Scholarships Benefiting American Military Veterans through The Yellow Ribbon Program

Created an Endowed Scholarship benefiting American Military Veterans

 

OTHER:

Jericho Project, Finding Veterans Homes and Jobs Program, Contributor

Collegiate School, Former Treasurer and Former Board Member

The Walden Woods Project, Contributor

Center for Strategic & International Studies, New York City Roundtable Member

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Professional Affiliations, Accolades, and Awards

 

Michter’s Distillery, LLC: President and Member of Board of Managers

Chatham Imports, Inc.: Founder, President and Member of Board of Directors

Bulldog Ventures Ltd.: Vice-Chairman and Member of Board of Directors

Empire Merchants, LLC: Member of Board of Managers

Peerless Equities, LLC:  Vice President and Member of Board of Directors

Quaker Equities Ltd.: President, Treasurer, and Member of Board of Directors

——————————————————————————-

Admitted to the New York State Bar, 1983

——————————————————————————-

Founding Member of Kentucky’s “Order of the Writ,” established in 2015 to promote and defend the virtues of Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey

Named Vice Chair of Kentucky’s “Order of the Writ”

Elected Member of Board of Directors of the Kentucky Distillers Association (KDA), December 7, 2015 (www.kybourbon.com)

Michter’s Distillery inducted as a Heritage Member of the KDA, December 7, 2015

Michter’s Distillery inducted as a Proof Member of the KDA, 2013

Michter’s Distillery, awarded Wine Enthusiast‘s 2012 Distiller of the Year

Inducted as Commandeur de L’Ordre du Bontemps de Medoc et de Graves, 1999

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Whiskies & Spirits Conference, Speaker, 2015, New York, N.Y.

Whiskies & Spirits Conference, Speaker, 2015, London, England

The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show, Speaker, 2015, London, England

Participation in the making of the Kentucky Bourbon Tales documentary, which aired on the KET public television network in December 2014

Bourbon Classic, Panel Member, 2014, 2015 and 2016

Kentucky Bourbon Affair, Specialty Events Participant, June 2014 and 2015

The Kentucky Bourbon Festival Tasting & Gala, Event Participant, September 2013, 2014, and 2015

The Bourbon Society, Speaker, 2014 and 2015, Louisville, Ky.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) International Wine, Beer & Spirits Law Conference, Speaker, 1995, San Francisco, Calif.

Ultimate Beverage Challenge, Speaker

Manhattan Cocktail Classic, Seminar Leader

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