June 3rd is World Cider Day! For all the cider lovers out there, it’s time to celebrate. What better place to do so than in Charlottesville? Not only is Charlottesville home to numerous wineries and breweries, but also many different cideries. For World Cider Day, visit some of these cideries around Charlottesville, located just a short distance from Arden Place Apartments!
Visit Potter’s Craft Cider for some tasty local cider! Find your new favorite cider at their tasting room, or enjoy some live music at Live on the Lawn. In addition to live music, they also have food trucks! Open Thursday through Sunday with varying hours, Potter’s Craft Cider is a great way to spend an evening after work or a Sunday afternoon. Keep in mind, if you are visiting for live music, be sure to purchase tickets beforehand.
Located down the road in Nellysford, you’ll find Bold Rock! In addition to their delicious, uniquely flavored cider, they also serve cocktails and seltzers. Offering tastings, tours, food, and more, get the full cider experience at Bold Rock Nellysford. With flavors like pineapple, watermelon, and blackberry, their ciders are refreshing and flavorful!
For something a little closer, you can head to Bold Rock Carter Mountain. While Carter Mountain is often known for apple picking in the fall, it’s no surprise that you can enjoy Bold Rock Hard Cider there as well! Opened officially for the season on May 26th, Bold Rock Carter Mountain is a great place to spend a summer evening. Located just outside of Charlottesville, they carry the entire Bold Rock cider portfolio.
What started as an apple orchard evolved into Albemarle CiderWorks! Vintage Virginia Apples was founded in 2000 by the Shelton Family, and in 2009, they opened Albemarle CiderWorks. They offer 15 different cider varieties, and their tasting room is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm. Stop by to enjoy live music, try their ciders and apples, and relax.
Located just 20 minutes from Downtown Charlottesville, Castle Hill Cider is a great place to celebrate World Cider Day! Made from apples that they grow in their own orchard, you’ll enjoy a crisp, refreshing flavor of local cider. Boasting a beautiful view situated on 600 acres of land, there’s no better place to relax with friends and family on a summer day.
Now that warm weather is finally here, explore some of these cideries around Charlottesville! While World Cider Day certainly gives you a reason to visit, it’s never a bad day to enjoy some locally-made cider with friends and family. Cheers!
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