5 of the Best Distilleries in Charleston, SC


South Carolina is known for more than just beautiful beaches and marshland scenery. On your next visit to Charleston, take some time to visit all of the incredible distilleries that are sprinkled throughout the Lowcountry. If you need help tracking down all of the best Charleston distilleries, you’ve come to the right spot. Follow our guide, and you’ll have a drink in your hand and the warm Holy-City breeze in your hair in no time at all! For even more exciting things to do in Charleston, don’t forget to take a look at our complimentary Destination Guide!

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5 Charleston Distilleries You Need to Visit

Firefly Distillery

Firefly Distillery is Charleston’s best spot for quality spirits. Admire their one-of-a-kind distilling process and taste some of their signature products on your next visit. The distillery is located on Wadmalaw Island and is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Charleston Distilling Co.

From handmade whiskey and gin to some of the best vodka in the South East, Charleston Distilling is a staple of the Holy City distillery scene. Explore their diverse list of products and start planning your trip today!

Striped Pig Distillery

Striped Pig is one of Charleston’s most diverse distilleries. They serve everything from gin and vodka to spiced rum and whiskey, and there isn’t anything they don’t do well. The distillery offers tours for just $20 a person, which is a great way to get an up-close view of their process!

High Wire Distilling

Located in downtown Charleston, High Wire Distilling is your most convenient option for hand-crafted spirits in the Holy City. Explore their stunning location and taste from their “distinctive line” of small-batch spirits. Try their Vesey’s Bourbon while you’re there!

Deepwater Vineyard

Sharing property with Firefly Distillery, Deepwater Vineyard offers the perfect chance to hit two of Charleston’s best spots in one day. After you’ve explored the distillery, head over to Deepwater and enjoy a glass of your favorite wine to end the day!

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