Vitae Spirits is a family-owned and run craft distillery in Charlottesville, Virginia that produces small-batch spirits with a focus on quality and hands-on artisanal values. A visit to the distillery features spirits tastings and craft handmade cocktails, tours of the production facility, and bottle sales. Vitae Spirits Distillery prides itself on taking basic raw ingredients and turning them into faithful expressions of their botanical origins. Our customer connoisseurs drive us to innovate and provide exciting new tastes as well as deliver products that we believe someday will be called classics. We emphasize authenticity and transparency and welcome our customers to visit behind the scenes as frequently as possible so that they recognize their central role in our mission. Food provided by our next-door neighbor Ace Biscuit & BBQ. Ample free parking. Dog-friendly outdoor picnic tables for open-air cocktails.
A second location, the Vitae Spirits Tasting Room, is at Water and 2nd Streets. It is 1500 sleek square feet with a long bar and open windows that will remind you of Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks. It’s an ideal rendezvous for adventure.