NOVEMBER 13-22, 2015


November 17, 2015

Can’t Miss Food Events This Week: Virginia Cider Week --
by: Nelson Billington

Drink more cider: Apple lovers, rejoice: Virginia Cider Week is here. While many of the events are held in the southern part of the state, you’ll find a number around Washington including tastings, pairing dinners, tap takeovers, and more. See the full lineup of events for details.

November 12, 2015

Sip Cider
by: Stephanie Ganz


Cider lovers, your week starts this Friday! There are a ton of cider-related activities, including but not limited to a Potter’s Cider Paired Dinner at Harvest Grocery + Supply, a Cucpake and Cider pairing at Carytown Cupcakes, a Food Truck Takeover with Dutch & Company chefs, and a Potter’s Cider and Fried Chicken dinner at Pasture. Delve into the Cider Week VA website, and plan your next week accordingly.

November 12, 2015

Richmond Food News Week of Nov 9-13th -- Richmond Magazine
by: Stephanie Breijo
  • Ready your palates for cider in its best, boozy form because Cider Week Virginia is back, starting tomorrow, with tastings, classes and cider-inspired dinners that showcase local cideries. Blue Bee Cider holds a cidermaking workshop, the 17th Street Farmers’ Market throws a cider festival, and Pasture, Saison, Acacia Mid-town and more host cider dinners throughout the week. Find the full schedule at

November 12, 2015

13 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of November 13-15 -- Washington Post
by: John Taylor

Friday-Sunday: Cider Week Virginia events start Friday, including a handful in Alexandria. Daniel O’Connell,s, a King Street pub, hosts a Virginia Cider Tap Takeover on Friday and Saturday, featuring Bold Rock and Potters. And Rustico on Slater’s Lane will have food pairings with ciders from Castle Hill, Albemarle Ciderworks and Foggy Ridge. Find more details and events

November 10, 2015

Top 8 Events at Ciderweek Virginia 2015 -- Cidercraft Magazine
by: Erica Jackson Curran

Now in its fourth year, Cider Week Virginia celebrates all things cider with special tastings, dinners, workshops, tap takeovers and more throughout the Commonwealth. We’ve picked out eight highlights from among the dozens of events taking place November 13-22, but be sure to check out the full schedule at

November 20, 2014

Celebrate the art of craft cider at the 3rd Annual Cider Week Virginia -- CBS 6 News
by: Virginia This Morning

RICHMOND, Va – Courtney Mailey, of Blue Bee Cider, invites you to the 3rd Annual Cider Week Virginia, where you can celebrate craft ciders from across the Commonwealth with tastings and accompanying foods. Eight Virginia cideries will come together for the event and provide delicious tastings, workshops, and other entertainment to showcase the fast-growing industry. Cider week continues through Sunday, November 23rd. For a full schedule of events and more information visit

November 18, 2014

Cider, fit for Thanksgiving feasts old and new -- The Washington Post
by: Dave McIntyre

Today, the craft cider movement taps into our culinary zeitgeist of eating local foods made from heirloom varieties and drinking local wines and beers. The cider movement is helping restore orchards of heritage apple types that disappeared when we started eating, rather than drinking our apples.

November 13, 2014

Apple Juice with a Bite: Celebrate Virginia Cider Week --
by: Annie Tobey

In honor of this growing industry, the state is celebrating Virginia Cider Week from Nov. 14-23. Richmond will be toasting the 10 days with cider dinners, tastings, workshops and a festival.

November 13, 2014

Behind the Scenes at Richmond’s Blue Bee Cider -- NPR
by: Catherine Komp

After a long disappearance, hard cider is making a comeback in the Commonwealth. Often created from organic and heirloom apples, nearly a dozen cideries across the state are creating the fermented libation. Virginia Currents Producer Catherine Komp takes you to one of them, Richmond’s Blue Bee Cider.

November 11, 2014

RVA Food News: Cider Week, RVA Beer History + More. -- Style Weekly
by: Brandon Fox

Virginia Cider Week, held Nov. 14- 23, offers opportunities to imbibe all week long.