Courage & Conviction Release Party - TBD

Apr 4 2021 @ 11:00am - 6:00pm

299 Eades Lane, Lovingston, VA 22949

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Hello friends, family, and whisky lovers! Our Visitors Center will be closed to the public due to guidance regarding COVID-19 for the foreseeable future. As such, our Courage & Conviction Release Party set for 4/4 will be postponed to a date TBD. To receive updates about our plans to reopen and rescheduling, either sign up for our newsletter on the bottom of this page, or follow updates posted on our Facebook page. Stay safe and stay healthy!


The time has arrived! Join us in celebrating the inaugural launch of Courage & Conviction on Saturday, April 4th from 11am to 6pm at our distillery in Lovingston, Virginia.

Whisky tastings, including first time pours of our new American Single Malt Whisky release, Courage & Conviction, will be available from 11am to 6pm, starting at $10 per flight. Seasonal cocktails will also be available. Check out the full menu for this event here.

Light snacks will be available for purchase. You’re more than welcome to bring your own food and snacks.


SPECIAL EDITION TOURS (LIMITED AVAILABILITY). Tours of our grounds and facility, including our museum, distillery, brand new bottling house, and a newly added walking tour up to our cask house, will take place at 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm. Tours last 60-90 minutes and are $12 per person. 

To celebrate the occasion, all tour attendees will receive a special edition Courage & Conviction whisky glass. Book a tour for your preferred time slot online in advance here.

OUTDOOR BAR. Have a conversation with members of our distillery team over neat tastings of Courage & Conviction at our outside bar on our back patio from 11am to 6pm.

COPPER CIRCLE SOCIAL. All Copper Circle members are invited to a Copper Circle social in the Whisky Loft of our Visitors Center from 11am to 1pm. Guided tastings of Courage & Conviction will be led by members of the distilling and education team, as well as CEO Gareth Moore.

Not a member? Learn more about our Copper Circle membership here.


Soulful rock and blues acoustic duo Who Shot John will be providing live music from 1pm to 4pm outside the Visitors Center. 

Children are welcome! For safety reasons, tours are for those 12+ years old. Leashed dogs are also welcome on our property, including the visitor center patio, however only registered service dogs are allowed inside the Visitor Center.

Courage & Conviction and our other bottles of whisky will be for sale at our Visitors Center.

For more information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at or by giving us a call at 434-285-2900. RSVP to this event on Facebook here for updates. We look forward to celebrating this special day with you!

Virginia Distillery Co.

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