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TWO tasting rooms open to the public

Tastings, cocktails, bottles sales, classes, and tours are offered.

Per Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control guidelines customers are allotted tastings of up to a total of 3 ounces per person per day. These tastings can either be served as straight spirit in 0.5 ounce pours or 1.5 ounces of spirits with a cocktail mixer.

715 Henry Ave Tasting Room Hours


Closed Monday to Friday

Saturday noon to 7 pm

Closed Sunday


1o1 East Water St. Downtown 

Tasting Room Hours


Monday Closed

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 2 pm to 9 pm

Thursday 2 pm to 9 pm

Friday 2 pm to 10 pm

Saturday 12 pm to 10 pm

Sunday 2 pm to 7 pm



You must be at least 21 years of age to drink any alcohol. Because we must enforce the 3 oz. maximum per person per day, we must keep track of all tastings. No matter your age, we have to verify your name before you can taste our spirits.


Visit our online store for curbside pickup, local delivery, or FedEx shipping


Interested in learning the finer points of distillation?

Vitae Spirits offers a 2-day weekend long Introduction to Distillation course that includes hands-on production exercises, palate training, and conceptual basics.

Keep an eye open on our Facebook page for date announcements.


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Current Tasting Room Menu



Tours reserved online include three 0.5 oz. tastings of our spirits for $12 per person. Reservations are non-refundable.
Unless special arrangements are made tours are only offered on Saturdays.

Witness firsthand the renaissance of small-scale distilling in Virginia. You’ll see a working distillery in live action teaming with our production staff performing their art, fermenters gurgling, cookers roaring, bottlers squirting, and our custom made Vendome still pouring out the good stuff.

Make tour reservations using the calendar below.

Tours are intended to be both enlightening and fun and should last about 45 minutes to an hour, depending how much fun we are having! Space is limited on the tours to four patrons during the pandemic to ensure that everyone has the best experience possible.  Walk-ins are welcome, but we cannot guarantee you will be able to join a tour. If you would like to try to arrange a special time or tour, email



Distillery & Tasting Room 715 Henry Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Downtown Tasting Room 101 East Water St., Charlottesville, VA 22902