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Distiller Seeks To Sell Its Shine

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North Carolina hasn't had a legal liquor-maker since 1909 when it banned making, selling, and distributing alcoholic beverages. That ended in 2005 when Piedmont Distillers opened in Rockingham County. Asheville Distillers, after getting all the necessary state and federal papers approved, opened in 2010. It is operated by Troy and Charlie Ball; she is one of four women nationwide who owns a distillery. The company shipped 5,000 cases in its first year and will double that in 2013.
Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 33 Issue 4, Apr 2013, p34, por