Virginians are hardcore about their apples and there’s no shortage of hard cider, either! From the mountains to the sea and everywhere in between, our state is plush with apple orchards, taprooms, tasting rooms, and cideries. Did you know different apple varieties create different cider flavors? It’s true! Explore the new digital Virginia Cider Trail to taste them all and earn prizes for cidery check-ins! The trail is open through June 25, 2023, so you can explore all corners of our beautiful cider-rich state. Take the trail to learn more about what makes Virginia apples and the cider made from them so special.

Don't forget! Check in to win!
The first 100 people to check in to 10 locations will win a "Virginia is for Cider Lovers" medal
The person with the most check-ins each quarter will win a hooded sweatshirt
Each check-in enters you for a chance to win the Grand Prize - a Cidery Airbnb stay!

Grand Prize details: 2 nights at Magnolia Cottage*, a beautiful 3-bedroom Chesapeake Bay Airbnb in Kilmarnock, Virginia with views of the cove, a private beach, and over 2000 heirloom apple trees growing the very apples that produce the cider at Ditchley Cider Works. *Restrictions apply.

Pass is valid through June 25th, 2023

Click here to see what’s included!

Virginia Cider Trail

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Grand Prize: a stay at Magnolia Cottage!

 

How this Pass Works

Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a curated collection of Virginia cideries, many offering deals and discounts to redeem during your visit!

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Redeem

When visiting a participating location, simply check in and record your visit to count towards your prize and redeem any available discounts! You will need your phone geo location services turned on in order to check-in.

Included Venues

See locations on an interactive map.

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Albemarle CiderWorks
Albemarle CiderWorks is a family owned and operated cidery located in North Garden, Virginia.

What's Included

  • 15% Off Orchard To Bottle Cidery Tours
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Back Bay's Farmhouse Brewing Co.
Beers, Ciders, and ready-to-drink cocktails made on site and inspired by our urban farm.
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Big Fish Cider Co.
Big Fish Cider is a micro cidery which highlights the apples grown at 2800 ft plus in Highland County. Our bright acidity and depth of flavor comes from our hands off approach to growing apples with no sprays or fertilizers, which accentuates our unique terroir.

What's Included

  • Buy One Cider Tasting, Get One Free
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Blue Bee Cider
Blue Bee Cider is Virginia’s first urban cidery, located in the historic Scott’s Addition district of Richmond, VA.
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Blue Toad Hard Cider - Cidery & Event Barn
Old-school values, new-world sensibilities. Born in a barn, Blue Toad Cider honors the tradition and legacy of America’s first preferred beverage by brewing an all-natural and eminently drinkable hard cider using locally grown apples in Western New York and apples grown in the Blue Ridge...
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Bold Rock Carter Mountain
Located just minutes outside of Charlottesville, VA and an apple’s throw away from Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, the Bold Rock Tap Room at Carter Mountain Orchard opened in May 2015 and is a conveniently located cider outpost with the entire Bold Rock cider portfolio on tap and merchandise as...
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Bold Rock Nellysford Cidery
Located on the famed beverage corridor along Rt. 151 in Nelson County, the flagship Bold Rock Cider Barn offers a wide selection of award-winning hard cider styles including our flagship Virginia Apple, fruited cider varieties like our Blackberry and Pineapple, off-dry styles like our Premium Dry and Vat No. 1 and so much more!
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Bryant's Cider
Historic and authentic craft cidery (and brewery) located in Richmond historic Shockoe Bottom. Enjoy award winning cider then walk to many of Richmond a historic places, museums and canal walk.
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Bryant's Cider & Brewery
Farm to Bottle Dry Cider! Bryant's specializes in dry cider (and craft beer).
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Buskey Cider
Crafted from 100% Virginia apples in the popular craft alcohol neighborhood of Scott’s Addition, Richmond, VA. No added sugar, quality craft cider.

What's Included

  • Free Koozie With Any Purchase
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Castle Hill Cider
Inspired by the historical roots of Castle Hill Estate and the first Albemarle Pippin apples grown here in 1777, our cider makers set out to create the highest quality Virginia cider season after season. Utilizing a variety of apples grown both on our 600 acre grounds and by a community of local...
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Ciders From Mars
We are a small cidery specializing in dry ciders made from 100% Virginia-grown apples.

What's Included

  • 15% Off Merchandise Purchase
  • 10% Off Your Beverage Bill
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Corcoran Vineyards & Cidery
Handcrafted cider made from Virginia grown apples. We choose apples for tannins, sugar and acid, thus combining the best of each variety to create sophisticated flavors that range somewhere between a glass of wine and a cold beer. Carbonated, crisp and refreshing. All our ciders are gluten free.

What's Included

  • 20% Off Flight Of Cider
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Courthouse Creek Cider
We are the only cidery in Virginia that adheres entirely to natural/minimal intervention production methods, and one of a handful that do so nationally.

What's Included

  • 20% Off Cider Flight
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Coyote Hole Ciderworks
Coyote Hole Ciderworks produces award winning hard ciders and cider sangrias in central Virginia at Lake Anna.

What's Included

  • 20% Off Cider Flight
  • 10% Off To-go Ciders
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Ditchley Cider Works
162 acre working farm with over 2000 heritage apple trees and 42 varieties.

What's Included

  • BOGO Hard Cider Tasting
  • 10% Off Any Meat Or Sausage Purchase
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Halcyon Days Cider Co
Halcyon Days Cider Co produces small batch, heritage hard ciders from our farm grown apples.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Flight
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Henway Hard Cider
At the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, our family-friendly cider barn serves seasonal hard ciders and a farm-fresh food menu.
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Lost Boy Cider
Craft cider maker of sugar free ciders.
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Moss Vineyards
We founded Moss Vineyards with the vision and dream of providing people with the highest quality American wines and ciders, hand-crafted in a breathtaking Blue Ridge mountain setting in the heart of Virginia.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Cider Cases
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Mt. Defiance Cidery and Distillery Cider Barn
Large beautiful cider barn with indoor and outdoor seating. Cider flights, glasses, bottles, specialty drinks.

What's Included

  • 20% Off Cider Flights
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Old Hill Cider
The Cidermaker grows and selects apples that are perfect for fermenting; highlighting each chosen apple varietal's character from blossom to bottle.
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Old Town Cidery
Old Town Cidery is an outdoor tasting room located in downtown Winchester, VA., serving hard apple cider: 100% grown, pressed, fermented, and packaged by Glaize Apples.

What's Included

  • Buy One Flight Board, Get One Free
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Potter's Craft Cider
Potter's Craft Cider makes farmhouse-style hard ciders using local Virginia apples and traditional production methods.

What's Included

  • $2 OFF A 3 Cider Flight Or A Cider Cocktail
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Sage Bird Ciderworks
Sage Bird Ciderworks is located in downtown Harrisonburg, VA in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. We use locally-sourced fruit and flavor to produce small-batch, hand-crafted hard cider that honors tradition and welcomes the future.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Cans Of Our Butts Up! Raspberry & Hop Session Cider
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Sly Clyde Ciderworks
Coastal Virginia's leading cidery offering spectacular taproom experiences and distribution in Virginia and the OBX. Maintain 10 taps of award winning ciders.
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Stable Craft Brewing
Stable Craft Brewing & Cidery is a destination family-friendly cidery & brewing focused on hand-crafted ciders, beers, & sodas paired with our chef-inspired menu. Voted Virginia's Green Brewery of the Year & Virginia Brewery of the Year. Expansive setting w/ Outdoor Overnight Lodging & Event Spaces; no reservations needed.
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Sugar Hill Cidery
Southwest Virginia's home for craft cider & innovative food.
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The Winery at Kindred Pointe
Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, we specialize in first-rate wine and cider production. Indulge in a wine or cider flight, or get a bottle or two and take in the beauty of the vineyard.
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Troddenvale
Located in the remote county of Bath, Troddenvale produces transparency-driven cider of origin with little to no alterations.
Fridays are open to the public.
Saturday's require advanced booking.
Please secure your reservation at troddenvale.com ...
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Tumbling Creek Cider Company - Taproom
High quality cider in far southwest Virginia! Focused on whole production, from apple to glass. Specializing in regionally sourced apples and adjuncts. Tasting room located in cozy historical Abingdon, with farm production tours available upon request.

What's Included

  • Five Flight Glasses For The Price Of Four
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Widow's Watch Cider
We make our colonial style cider from our orchard of heirloom apple trees of varieties with presages before the American Revolution.
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Wild Hare Cider Cabin
Visit Wild Hare Cider Cabin in Historic Leesburg, VA. Six delicious ciders on tap, hand crafted in Berryville, VA from Shenandoah Valley apples.

What's Included

  • $5 Off
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Winchester Ciderworks
Producing English-style drier ciders in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, with an English cider maker.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Orders To Go