Interview – Todd Weiss, Head Distiller and Partner at Striped Pig Distillery

I made a trip to South Carolina before the end of 2016 and I got to stop into Striped Pig Distillery and speak with Todd Weiss who is the partner and the head distiller. Although I didn’t get to see Jackson – the famous pot bellied pig mascot – I had a fun time and…



Dripping Springs Vodkas Reviews

Back at it after the holidays – time for three reviews of vodkas from San Luis Spirits in Dripping Springs, Texas. Check out reviews of their 1876 vodka, craft vodka and orange vodka. A video review of all three vodkas is also available for viewing. Have a great week!


Happy New Year!

Happy new year to all – please support your local distillery in 2017! Stay tuned for more reviews, distillery tours and interviews with distillers throughout the south!


Post Modern Distilling opening in Knoxville, TN

Last week I got a note from Eric McNew formerly of Knox Whiskey Works and it turns out Stanton Webster (an early partner of Knox Whiskey Works), Eric and another partner are opening up Post Modern Distilling. The full press release is below: Post Modern Distilling locating in Downtown Knoxville An innovative, locally owned new distillery…



Happy holidays – enjoy the family time!

Hey all – since we’re in the middle of the holiday season I’m taking some time to get organized for 2017. If you have some spare time and are interested in thirty great distiller interviews or over twenty distillery tours – check them out on our site!


Interview – Arthur H. “Trey” Boggs III, President at Palmetto Distillery

For our thirtieth distiller interview I have something very special – an interview with Trey Boggs who started the first legal moonshine distillery in South Carolina. I always love these interviews since they give a great insight into the distilling industry as a whole and also could possibly help other distillers with important questions. Have a…



Distillery Tour – TOPO Organic Spirits

It’s the holiday season and I bet you are looking for some gifts – how about some from a local distiller that makes gin, vodka, moonshine and whiskey? Then look for spirits from TOPO Organic Spirits in Chapel Hill – I had the pleasure to visit them this weekend and write up my findings from…



Distillery Tour – Southern Grace Distilleries

It’s not every day you brag about going to prison, but this weekend I had an opportunity to visit Southern Grace Distilleries whose new home is a prison. I enjoyed my visit there and since it’s one of the only distilleries in the US that’s in a prison it’s definitely a place to go check out…



Distillery Tour – Mayberry Spirits

Hope everyone had a great Turkey Day and if you are looking for something to do in December you should visit Mayberry Spirits like I did over the long weekend! It was educational, fun and a real hoot to see someone who enjoyed what he was crafting give insight into a distillery. It’s definitely a distillery…



Distillery Tour – Popcorn Sutton Distilling

Going into Thanksgiving week and to make it through this short week is a write up on a distillery tour to Popcorn Sutton Distilling. If you are looking to see what scale of success this one man’s recipe has become you may want to stop by and check it out when you are in Tennessee. Have…