Full announcement from the office of Gov. Bev Perdue:
Gov. Bev Perdue will tour the Highland Brewing Company and Troy & Sons Distillers in Asheville on Friday.
As one of the largest craft brewers in the Southeast, Highland provides brewery products in the Carolinas, as well as parts of Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama and Virginia. The distillery, located next door, houses state-of-the-art equipment to produce high-quality spirits.
Following a tour of the facilities, Gov. Perdue will have a photo-op and media availability in the tasting room at Troy & Sons Distillers.
What: Highland Brewing Company and Distillery Tour
Who: Gov. Perdue; Oscar Wong, owner/founder, Highland Brewing; Charlie Ball, co-owner / master distiller, Troy & Sons; and other business leaders
Where: Highland Brewing and Troy & Sons Distillery
12 Old Charlotte Highway
When: Friday, Oct. 5
Tour – 3:30 p.m.
Tasting – 4:15 p.m.