Tastings and tours can be found at our Nelson County distilleries. Nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains off Route 29, you’ll find Virginia Distillery Company where you can enjoy tastings of single malt whisky and seasonally-inspired cocktails. A video, museum and tour experience give guests a look inside the whisky-making scene.
Silverback Distillery, in Afton, area produces distinct and flavorful spirits by using a perfect blend of Virginia grains, pure water, and American craftsmanship. Try Strange Monkey gin, vodka, and other spirits.
The newest distilleries on the scene are Devils Backbone Distilling Company and Bold Rock Distillery at the Barrel Barn – both on site at their Roseland locations and both producing and serving canned cocktails. Three Notch’d Beer and Bourbon opens in July 2023 in Nellysford.