This Southern Colorado Distillery Is Reviving A Colorado Family’s Storied Past

Oct 28, 2021 283

BY: SARAH KUTA

Nick Chambers grew up hearing stories about his Italian family’s history—how his great-grandfather, Anthony Carbone, journeyed from Italy to America as a pre-teen and in 1903, founded a successful Denver business importing and selling wine, pasta, olive oil, and other essentials.

But it wasn’t until later—much later, when Chambers was in his early 40s—that those stories really began to resonate and helped an idea start to take shape in his mind. Now, the Carbone family lore is serving as the inspiration for a new distillery and community hub in Mosca, a tiny unincorporated community in Alamosa County not far from the entrance to Great Sand Dunes National Park.

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