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Albemarle CiderWorks Guidelines:

Albemarle CiderWorks management and staff are working to provide a safe and comfortable experience for all of their guests.

  • Cider flights, bottles and glasses are avilable for purchase at the Tasting Room Main Bar. In-person, Guided Tastings are available on a first-come, first-serve basis every Sunday. Please see a host upon arrival to reserve a Guided Tasting.
  • Indoor and patio seating are available. Our Orchard Room is open for limited seating for groups 6 and under. Larger groups will be seated outside.
  • Tables and chairs will be available on the lawn for additional seating. Feel free to bring chairs or a picnic blanket!

  • Reservations are encouraged - call 434-297-2326 or make a reservation on OpenTable here. Reservations are held for 15 minutes after reservation time, then the table is opened up for walk-in seating. Reservations must be made before the day of your visit. There is walk-in seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • The tasting room is open Wed-Sun, 11a-5pm.

Curbside pickup is still available Daily, 11-5. Orders may be placed online at shop.albemarleciderworks.com or by calling 434-297-2326. 

Other considerations-

Masks – Our staff are not required to wear masks, though many still do. Guests are not required to wear masks.

Food – We have a few a la carte menu items available including Caromont Farm chevre, Birdie's pimento cheese, Olli salami, Route 11 potato chips and various crackers. If you would like to bring a picnic from home, or take out from a restaurant, feel free to do so. We ask that you throw away all food trash in the receptacles provided.

Pets – Well-behaved, leashed pets are permitted outdoors on the patio or the lawn.  Please remember to bring water bowls and other supplies for your pet. We will not be able to provide water bowls for pets.

Orchard - We would like to remind guests that we are a working orchard. Please do not venture into the orchard while visiting.