Category: Distillery Tours

Distillery Tour – Old Forge Distillery

Digging myself out of work and I managed to write a tour article on Old Forge Distillery in Pigeon Forge, TN! So if you are looking for something to read this Labor Day weekend – give it a look!


Distillery Tour – Mystic Farm and Distillery

This week I wrote up a tour of Mystic Farm and Distillery – a true grain to glass distillery. Jonathan Blitz and Michael Sinclair are planning to grow all of their ingredients on a 22 acre farm in Durham, North Carolina to make their bourbon and whiskey. They even are going to build their own…



Distillery Tour – Elevated Mountain Distilling Company

If you ever feel the need to cool off in the summertime – the mountains of North Carolina is the place to go. And if you are going to the mountains – Maggie Valley is a great place to take a look at the scenery. A new distillery is now located on the main strip…



Palmetto Distillery Tour

Happy Memorial Day and thanks to all who gave their lives so we could have the freedom we enjoy today. A lot of moonshine was possibly consumed this weekend and we are featuring a tour of Palmetto Distillery on this holiday. Sit back and enjoy the day off with a smooth article…


Distillery Tour – Pinetop Distillery

Happy tax day! Fresh off an interview with the founders of Pinetop Distillery I hit the road and visited them in Raleigh, North Carolina. This little distillery has big things going for it with a tasty moonshine and the expansion into gin by the summer. Can’t wait to get some bourbon from right down the road in…



Distillery Tour – High Wire Distilling Company

On my trip to Charleston, South Carolina I had a chance to stop into High Wire Distilling Company. I love how old spaces are being renovated by distilleries and the space that High Wire Distilling is one of those spaces. The new energy brought by High Wire permeates the revitalization going on in downtown Charleston….



Distillery Tour – Striped Pig Distillery

I went on a trip to South Carolina at the end of 2016 and visited one of the most well known distilleries there – Striped Pig Distillery and did a writeup on my experience. I had a great time talking with Todd Weiss and sampling some spirits – and my interview with him is published here. 


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…