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Uncle Nearest Distillery Tour

Discover the Essence of Uncle Nearest: Immerse Yourself in the Legacy, Savor the Spirit, Without Missing a Beat of Tennessee’s Rich History

Uncle Nearest Distillery Tour

Ages: 21+
Price: $149 per person
Duration: 6 hrs | 10am – 4:15pm
Available: Friday and Sunday
Departs from Omni Hotel Downtown Nashville


Let the rich aroma of Uncle Nearest whiskey envelop you as our expert guides reveal the storied history of the TN distillery. Savor an exquisite tasting session, creating lasting memories with each sip. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the distillery’s surroundings, a journey back to a bygone era.

This experience includes a guided distillery tour uncovering the secrets of Uncle Nearest’s craftsmanship, offer insights into the art of whiskey-making, deepening your appreciation for the distilling process. Indulge in an Elevated Tasting, where personalized attention and insights elevate your whiskey journey. Enjoy the intimate setting of a small group tour, fostering connections with both the guide and fellow whiskey enthusiasts. With convenient transportation from Nashville to Shelbyville, relax with hassle-free round-trip travel, allowing you to focus on the experience, not logistics, and maximize your enjoyment without the stress of driving or parking.

Join us for an unforgettable exploration of Uncle Nearest’s legacy, where every feature unfolds into a benefit, ensuring a truly immersive and enriching experience.


Can I purchase Uncle Nearest whiskey on the tour?

Absolutely! Our tour includes free time for shopping, and the distillery offers a selection of Uncle Nearest products for purchase.

Is lunch provided during the tour?

Lunch in not included but you’ll have free time to enjoy Tennessee BBQ, at The Barrel House, or drinks and food at Humble Baron, (with the longest bar in the world).

How long is the guided distillery tour?

The distillery tour and tasting lasts approximately 1.5 hours, providing a comprehensive exploration of Uncle Nearest’s legacy. Guests will have about an our hour during lunch on the distillery property to eat and shop.

Are reservations required for the elevated tasting?

The tour with Mint Julep Experiences includes a guaranteed reservation for an elevated tasting, ensuring an unforgettable experience.

Is the tour suitable for non-whiskey enthusiasts?

Absolutely! The Uncle Nearest Story is such an amazing piece of history on its own, that it is just as great of a tour for non-whiskey enthusiasts. Not only does Uncle Nearest have roots in Tennessee whiskey distilling, but the distillery’s process of using charcoal was brought directly from Nearest Green’s African roots. There’s lots to explore and learn outside of just whiskey on this tour!