Moe knight manor (Muddis) was first mentioned in 1500 when it belonged to Hermann Rothase. In 1566 it was 12 hides large. It was also the first record about Moe (Muddus) and Koluotsa (Kollotz), villages owned by the manor. In 1887 the new Estonian owner Jakob Kurberg established a modern distillery which became one of the largest in Estonia. It operated until 2009. The Estonian Distillery Industry Museum (Eesti Piiritusetööstuse Muuseum) is opened in he old vodka kitchen.