We’re proud to say we’ve won more than 40 awards, and our cider can now be found throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. But all of this growth hasn’t sacrificed quality. Our dedicated cider makers crush and craft locally picked Blue Ridge Mountain apples to create our variety of crisp and refreshing hard cider styles. That’s true at our flagship timber frame cider barn in Nellysford, Virginia, as well as our new production facility and tasting room in the western North Carolina town of Mills River. Our founding partners, John and Brian, are committed to preserving Bold Rock’s founding ideals: Real Apples. Real Craft.
Our Mills River Cidery offers complimentary daily tours and tastings and features an expansive tasting room with overhead views of the bottling line. Relax on our patio as you enjoy one of 6 award-winning varieties of Bold Rock Hard Cider. The Mills River Cidery has significantly expanded our cider production capacity and utilizes apples native to North Carolina to produce our local blends of Carolina Apple and Carolina Draft.