Founded in 2014 by Raleigh, N.C. native Lee Browne, Oaklee Distilling Co., is located in Wendell's Historic Downtown District. Oaklee is a craft distilling operation, focused on the production of spirits in the classic categories, combined with new innovation. Oaklee offers a unique opportunity to rent out space for corporate or social events. The first floor is a fully operational distillery, so they can coordinate "hands-on" distilling process/activities for a corporate team building event or wedding function. The second floor is open event space that can be tailored to the renters needs/desires. Tours and tastings available the third Thurs. of each month from 5-7:30pm, every half hour. Tours are based on a first come first serve basis and can accommodate up to 30 people per tour.