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May 30, 2020
by Alex Gadzik

Bring the tasting experience home with you! Hear from the Shelton Family and experts in the cider industry while you sip your cider.

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August 2018

by Anonymous
You may have seen some posts online about the "joint adVENTURE" cider we did with Big Hill Ciderworks and Distillery Lane Ciderworks. Our version is finally available for purchase online!Joint...

July 2015

by Jenn Detweiler
"Hi, I just stopped by to see if ya'll have any peaches yet?"July- the June bugs fill the air in the peach orchard, looking for an opening in to the ripening fruit.  Each year the fruit harvest...

June 2015

by Jenn Detweiler
June: the days are lengthening, the temperatures are creeping into the 80s and 90s, and the strawberries are bursting with flavor and sweetness.  Make the most of their ephemeral deliciousness...

August 2014

by Jenn Detweiler
Deep summer in the orchard: early mornings and long days, honey bees drunk on peach nectar, wildflowers in the hedgerows, old wooden crates, their handles worn smooth by decades of rough palms...

April 2014

by Jenn Detweiler
Did you know that Cinco de Mayo is actually not Mexican Independence Day?According to Wikipedia, "It originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West as a way to commemorate the...

February 2014

Construction of the tasting room addition has begun
by Jenn Detweiler
There are currently 230 wineries in VA, over 70 breweries, and 8 cideries, so how does anyone ever choose where to spend their precious weekend hours?  Every weekend, a number of you choose to...

December 2013

Photo Credit: Anne Shelton
by Jenn Detweiler
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November 2013

by Jenn Detweiler
The weather has turned colder this week, and demands a cocktail that can warm a body up.  But how to achieve this effect with chilled cider?  Try the Logger!  Besides it's suggestion...

October 2013

by Anne Shelton
This is (hands down) one of my favorite cider cocktails.  I mention it often in the tasting room when asked for cocktail suggestions.  Due to the semi-recent popularity of the honey badger...
by Jenn Detweiler
I had the pleasure of tasting this cocktail for the first time during VA CiderWeek 2012 at the bar in Hamilton's at First & Main in Charlottesville.  Hamilton's created it specifically for...

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