And the Tennessean has a profile on him and his business partner Sean’s efforts to get their company up and running.
A little clip from the article my dad forwarded to me.
Former Notre Dame quarterback Patrick Dillingham plans to join the growing legal Tennessee moonshine industry by launching the American Born Moonshine brand later this year through his Nashville-based Windy Hill Spirits.
The startup has raised $2.5 million of a planned $5 million fundraising round and has 18 investors, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
A California native, Dillingham, 29, was a walk-on quarterback for the Fighting Irish and played backup in the position during the 2002 season. He has since earned an MBA from Stanford.
Pretty sweet. I especially like that he’s decided to name it Windy Hill after a landmark in our home town. It seems like a stupid, generic name, but it holds some significance for our family on top of being a nod to where we grew up.
Patrick joins a strong group of booze producers on both our mother’s and father’s side of the family.
Best of luck, Patrick, and I want a bottle of the first batch. Well, two bottles: one to hold on to and another to drink.