Cider Fact

"God gave all men all earth to love
but since our hearts are small
ordained for each one spot should prove
beloved over all."

Rudyard Kipling

A view of the cidermaker's beloved spot in spring.

Local Attractions

Mountain Road Wine Experience
Four wineries, Foggy Ridge Cider and Blacksnake Meadery offer tastings and events for visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway and southwest Virginia.
www.mountainroadwineexperience.com

Blacksnake Meadery
Just one third mile from Foggy Ridge Cider, Blacksnake Meadery produces award winning honey wine and cyser, an apple and mead beverage. Blacksnake’s Tupelo Honey Wine won a silver medal at the 2007 International Mead Festival.
www.blacksnakemead.com

Attimo Winery
A brand new winery near Riner, VA produces Chambourcin, Cab Franc, Vidal Blanc and more, all worth a visit.
www.attimowinery.com

Villa Appalaccia Winery
Specializing in Italian inspired wine, Villa Appalaccia is 12 miles from Foggy Ridge Cider and offers tastings of award winning wines, special events featuring food from their outdoor brick oven, a Bocce Court and stunning Blue Ridge Parkway views.
www.villaappalaccia.com

Chateau Morrisette Winery
One of Virginia’s largest wineries is 11 miles from Foggy Ridge Cider. Visit the unique timber frame tasting room, gift shop and winery; attend festivals and music events, or enjoy the excellent restaurant for lunch or dinner.
www.thedogs.com

West Wind Farm Winery
West Wind grows grapes and makes handcrafted wine on a fourth generation farm near Ft. Chishwell. Visit their beautiful arts and crafts style winery that has become a gathering place for southwest Virginians.

www.westwindwine.com

AmRhein Winery
AmRhein produces award winning Virginia wines with a German influence. Located 30 minutes from Roanoke and 50 minutes from Foggy Ridge Cider, visit AmRhein for tastings, tours and festivals.
www.roanokewine.com

Levering Orchard
www.leveringorchard.com
Historic orchard 22 miles from Foggy Ridge Cider with pick your own cherries, peaches and apples. The Cherry Orchard Theatre offers original plays on weekends July through September.

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