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Sugarlands MountainFest



come on down and visit the distillery today!


805 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738



Distillery Hours:

Monday - Saturday 10am - 11pm
Sunday: Noon - 7 pm

Our Story

Sugarlands Distilling Company produces craft quality moonshine and whiskey. The distillery in downtown Gatlinburg, Tenn. is a popular attraction where guests are invited to taste free samples of authentic Sugarlands Shine, take behind the-scenes tours of the production, and purchase a variety of moonshine flavors, mountain merchandise, and apparel.



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The mission of the MoonShare Year of Giving program is to provide monetary donations to 12 elected non-profits, awarding one grant each month throughout the year.

MoonShare is the giveback component of Sugarlands Distilling Co. that helps nonprofit organizations positively influence their communities by providing MoonShare grants, fundraisers, and various donations.

2017 MoonShare Year of Giving Recipients

Each organization was selected by the public to receive a $5,000 MoonShare Grant to use for furthering the organization's mission.

SE German Shepard Rescue
Soldiers' Angels
Reach Out Worldwide
River Music Experience
Camp Sunshine
The State Theatre
Goodies for our Troops
Yellow Ribbon Fund
Sportsmen's Alliance
Casting for Recovery
Knoxville Track Club




In 2015 and 2016, Sugarlands Distilling Co. donated more than $120,000 to nonprofit organizations across the country. Each organization was selected by the public to receive a $5,000 MoonShare Grant to use for furthering the organization's mission.

2016 Recipients

  • January: East Tennessee PBS
  • February: Appalachian Bear Rescue
  • March: Trisomy 18 Foundation
  • April: Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont
  • May: Second Tour Campaing
  • June: Camp Sunshine
  • July: Beads of Courage
  • August: Bianca’s Kids
  • September: Provision Cares
  • October: Harley’s Angels
  • November: Reel American Heroes
  • December: Big Fluffy Dog Rescue

2015 Recipients

  • January: National Mill Dog Rescue
  • February: Kulturecity
  • March: Active Heroes
  • April: Pets Without Parents
  • May: RVR Horse Rescue
  • June: P.A.W.S. - Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society
  • July: Thumbs Up For Lane Goodwin Childhood Cancer Foundation
  • August: Providence Animal Rescue League
  • September: Cory Redding Foundation
  • October: MISS Foundation
  • November: United Plant Savers
  • December: Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park