Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Sun Dog?

A Sun Dog is a special meteorological event that occurs when ice crystals form a halo, often creating mirror images and reflections of the sun. Much like Sun Dog 130, it doesn't happen every day and you need ice to fully appreciate and best experience the event. Here is a picture of one:


Where is Southern Grace?

The distillery is at the corner of Highway 73 and Dutch Road in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina. We are 20 minutes northeast of Charlotte, two hours southwest of Raleigh, 2.5 hours east of Asheville and just over an hour south of the Triad.

 How do I book a tour?

Saturday tours are scheduled at 12:30 pm, 2 pm and 3:30 pm and can be booked here. Weekday Tours are as follows: Tuesday and Wednesday, Noon to 5 pm; Thursday and Friday, 11 am to 6 pm. Weekday tours begin every hour, on the hour. Please be on site 15 minutes before the hour you wish to take a tour. To reserve a tour or to inquire about group rates, email or call 704-622-6413.

Are group tours available?

Yes. Group tours can be scheduled Tuesday through Saturday and should be booked in advance. To reserve a group tour, email or call 704-622-6413.

 Are all Southern Grace products distilled and aged on site?

Yes! All Southern Grace spirits are handmade in small batches in the Mount Pleasant distillery, including gold-medal winning Conviction Bourbon.

When are Food Truck Fridays and After Dark Tours?

They are normally the 2nd Friday of each month. Check our tour page for tickets. Food trucks start serving at 6:00 p.m. and finish up around 8:30 p.m.

Are distilled spirits available for sale at the distillery?

Yes. All of Southern Grace’s award-winning spirits are available for sale by the bottle in our gift shop. We also sell cocktails made with Southern Grace products as well as a wide range of gifts and apparel.

 Are children allowed on tours?

Tours are not recommended for children, but visitors under 21 are allowed on tours. Anyone under 21 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and are prohibited from participating in any alcohol tasting. Children over 5 years of age will be charged full ticket price.

What else is there to do in the area?

Eastern Cabarrus County features great antique stores, the Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum and Reed Gold Mine. Mount Pleasant also has excellent dining options including the award-winning 73 and Main, Cantina 73, and Whataburger.