About Us

first female, veteran owned brewery in nc

Our history


Mara and Paul Shelton are the proud owners of Tobacco Wood Brewing Company; North Carolina’s first female, veteran owned brewery. The Shelton’s are very active in their community, strive to make TWBC an inviting and inclusive space and of course they love craft beer!
Our team

Meet the Brewers

Matt (Head Brewer) and his assistant Richard are responsible for brewing all of Tobacco Woods’s amazing craft beer! If you’re lucky, you might be able to catch one (or both!) of them brewing away behind the glass in the taproom, at our Oxford location.

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2500 Meridian Parkway, Durham, NC 27713

117 Wall Street, Oxford, NC 27565