Here in Virginia, we've embraced the old, new and high proofed since 1620 as the Birthplace of American Spirits! Spirited enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike will uncover distilleries using century-old techniques inspired by our founding fathers, as well as tireless pursuits for innovation. We invite you to experience Virginia Spirits, from the Blue Ridge to the Bay, to our bustling city streets, and everywhere in between.
Our spirits know no bounds! Explore our interactive Virginia Spirits Trail to plan your trip to a one-of-a-kind experience to Virginia distilleries.View the Map
The Virginia Spirits Roadshow is a traveling fête of Virginia's finest distillers, and a opportunity for guests to sample an array of artisan spirits and craft cocktails all under one roof! See our below schedule of events for more information on how to purchase tickets!
Virginia Distilleries Learn more about Virginia distilled spirits through endless explorations.
Distillation is the pinnacle of alcohol production. Here in Virginia, we take great pride in putting our souls into every bottle of distilled spirits because we know that small batches take time, heart, and spirit. We are working with recipes that have been tried, tested, and tinkered through the ages. We believe in farm to bottle, continuously focusing on the small batches. It’s 750ml of one of a kind liquid art. We invite you to explore our distilleries and small batch spirits.
A. Smith Bowman Distillery
Featured Seasonal Cocktail
Preparations: place ice in rocks glass, add Bowman Brothers Bourbon, syrup and bitters. Fill to top with ginger ale. Garnish with ...
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The Birthplace of Virginia Spirits Historical Timeline
Discover the rich history of distilling in Virginia and learn why Virginia is the birthplace of American Spirits.View History