virginia spirits month



VDA Members will be doing free tasting at select VABC stores throughout the month of September.


GET A FREE TOTE! Celebrate VA Spirits Month, and pick up your complimentary Virginia Spirits tote bag at select VA ABC stores when you buy any bottle of VA Spirits. See list of participating ABC stores below.

Free Virginia Spirits tote bag with every purchase of a 750mL or larger size bottle of Virginia Spirits. While supplies last. Purchasers of spirits only available in a size smaller than 750mL also receive a tote. These giveaways only apply to Virginia Spirits (not mixers) that Virginia ABC stores carry.

Major Events for VA Spirits Month
Complimentary Tastings

Throughout September at Virginia ABC Stores

Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow

Rescheduled to Nov. 17 due to Hurricane Florence
at A. Smith Bowman Distillery



Whether you’re visiting a Virginia distillery or savoring a new — or old favorite — cocktail, we want you to show your Virginia spirit by using the hashtag #VaSpiritsMonth throughout September.

  • The ABC shelves are once again stocked with your favorite
  • Its officially bourbondrinking season Stop in and celebrate
  • Come on by this weekend and catch a glimpse of
  • Kick off your weekend with a Mocha Moonshine for brunch
  • When the Mice are away the Cat will play! With
  • Be sure to pick up your free tote as a

To celebrate Virginia Spirits Month, learn how to make a new cocktail featuring an ingredient from a Virginia Distillery every day throughout September. These short how-to videos feature recipes of actual cocktails featuring some of your favorite Virginia concoctions.