Virginia Distillery Company

Virginia Distillery Company is an American Single Malt Whisky distillery located amongst the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia. Courage & Conviction, our American Single Malt whisky product, is currently being produced on-site using malted barley from the U.S. and water from Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Sherry, Cuvée and Bourbon casks are used to age this unique whisky. We expect to release this whisky in three to six years’ time from casking, with a target release date in 2020. While we wait for Courage & Conviction to age, enjoy our Virginia-Highland Whisky series, made from 100% malted barley. These whiskies showcase both Old World and New World whisky making. Virginia Distillery Company marries single malt whisky made on-site in Virginia with aged malt whisky from Scotland. A focus on cask finishing adds depth and complexity.

The late Dr. George G. Moore had a great passion for single malt whisky and his adopted home in Virginia. A native Irishman, George came to the U.S. in the 1970’s to seek new opportunities. In 2011, after many years of building successful businesses in both the U.S. and Ireland, George finally had the chance to combine his two passions when he started Virginia Distillery Company. Today, George’s wife, Angela Moore and their son, Gareth Moore, along with his wife, Maggie Moore, have taken the helm to continue building George’s dream. “Have the courage of your convictions,” was a saying George often repeated to friends and family. His credo became our core principle. From the impeccable quality of the ingredients we source, to the years spent perfecting our maturation process, we make whisky the right way – our way – never sacrificing the best for the easier, safer path.

At Virginia Distillery Company, we carry George’s legacy forward by reinventing American Single Malt Whisky. Every barrel is a culmination of the world’s finest distilling, aged to perfection in the ideal climate of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. While inspired by time-honored traditions, we forge traditions of our own- making whisky more than what has been, while remaining true to ourselves and our home. The result: a whisky George would’ve been proud of.


Virginia-Highland Whisky

Cider Cask Finished Virginia-Highland Whisky

Chardonnay Cask Finished Virginia-Highland Whisky

Port Cask Finished Whisky

Craft Cocktails


299 Eades Lane, Lovingston, VA 22949

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Opening hours

HOURS: Monday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Thursday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Friday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Saturday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Sunday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM