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2016 Events

 

July 21 Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market Tasting, 5-7 p.m. Richmond, VA
Thursday in July celebrate cider-centric month! The Beet Café will host a special happy hour that features three small dishes paired properly with cider.

July 23 A Taste of Southern Season, Cameron Village  1-3 p.m. Raleigh, NC
Raleigh customers are now able to shop the region’s finest gift collection.. With cider,wine, beer, cocktails mixers, cheese and charcuterie, the store is also be a source for everything needed for entertaining in style.  Join Foggy Ridge for a select tasting of our award-winning ciders.

August 6 Galax Rhythm, Brews & Vine Fest 1-8 p.m. Galax, VA
Slated to be the best festival yet, visit our tent for a select tasting of our artesian cider. It’s the perfect beverage on a summer’s day.

August 13  Second Saturday Music Series at Foggy Ridge Cider, Gabe Morales
Southwest Virginia is full of singer songwriters and nowhere are tunes more intimate than overlooking a cider orchard. Roanoke native Gabe Morales’ music includes elements of blues, jazz, classic rock and influences from Latin American folk music. Add a glass of cider plus treats from Cast Iron Catering and we promise a fine time. $12 covers music (1-4 p.m.) & cider tasting.

August 23  BevCon, 1:45 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. Charleston, SC
Cider House Rules: A Comprehensive Tasting of World Cider Styles. This session provides a pithy overview and guided tasting of major cider styles, including those associated with France, Spain and the U.S. Speakers include our own Diane Flynt and Juliette Pope, Beverage Director of Gramercy Hotels.

August 24  BevCon, 12:15 p.m.- 1:15 p.m.  Charleston, SC
Drinking is an Agricultural Act. Everyone likes the notion of eating locally, but it’s often tricky to source locally when producing beer or spirits. This session will address the supply chain; potential pitfalls and how working with neighboring farmers can result in a better product and enhanced marketing. Speaker are Diane Flynt, Christopher Manning, and Foggy Ridge pals Ann Marshall from Hightower Distilling Company, and Sean Lily Wilson from Fullsteam Brewery.

August 27  Chef Series at Foggy Ridge Cider featuring Maples Restaurant at Olde Mill
Learn how cider and food dance well together with fare from top restaurants offered in the Foggy Ridge tasting room. Chef Ed Badgett from Maples Restaurant at Olde Mille will prepare three tapas-size dishes to pair with three award-winning ciders from 1-4 p.m. $12 covers food & cider pairings. Limited pairings, reserve your space today!

August 27  Taste of the Region 7-9 p.m. Hot Springs, VA
Foodies craving the ultimate culinary experience with flavors true to the state of Virginia are invited to attend the 5th Annual Taste of the Region at The Omni Homestead Resort. The event will include an evening of delectable food, wine, beer, and Foggy Ridge Cider tastings.

September 2 Floyd Yoga Jam, All weekend Floyd, VA
The love for art, community, music, nature and yoga is the basis of this local Labor Day festival. Foggy Ridge Cider will once again feature a selection of our artesian ciders for purchase. We hope to see you there!

September 10  Fall Orchard Walk at Foggy Ridge Cider
Enjoy a walk in the orchard during the season change.  Diane will once again tour the Orchard this time with a fall view. She will enlighten visitors on the fruit growing in each orchard while you stroll among the fruit laddened trees. Step inside our tasting room to learn more about how orchard-based cider is made and taste the fruits of our labor. $10 covers tour and tasting. Tours at 1 and 3 p.m. $10 for tasting and walk. Book your orchard walk today!

Christiansburg Food Truck Rodeo 5-9 p.m. Christiansburg, VA
Get ready to chow down downtown!

September 24  Chef Series at Foggy Ridge Cider featuring Hardware Bar & Grill
Learn how cider and food dance well together with fare from top restaurants offered in the Foggy Ridge tasting room. Chef Jay from Hardware Bar & Grill in Hillsville, VA will prepare three tapas-size dishes to pair with three award-winning ciders from 1-4 p.m. $12 covers food & cider pairings. Limited pairings, reserve your space today!

October 8  Apple Harvest Celebration at Foggy Ridge Cider
Foggy Ridge Celebrates the Apple with this special all-day harvest event at our cider house overlooking the orchard. Sample a variety of unique American Heritage and English cider apples from 1-4 p.m. $10 covers apple samples and cider tasting.

November 19  Gleaning Self-Guided Tours at Foggy Ridge Cider
Stroll the Foggy Ridge Cider orchards, glass of cider in hand, and take a look at late fall in a cider apple orchard and pick up the last of the fruit for the year. Self-guided gleaning tour and tasting $7. Gleaning—“to collect leftover crops from farmers’ fields after they have been commercially harvested. Some ancient cultures promoted gleaning as a way to support the local farming community.”

November 25 & 26  Thanksgiving Open House at Foggy Ridge Cider
Prolong your holiday indulgences with a drive to Foggy Ridge Cider’s late fall orchards. Enjoy seasonal homemade soup paired with the beverage of the season. Gift baskets, boxes and bags all available for your most discerning family and friends—start your holiday celebration at Foggy Ridge.  $10 covers a sample from Cast Iron Catering and cider tasting from 1-4 p.m.

December 17 & 18-Holiday Season Finale at Foggy Ridge Cider
Come celebrate the holiday on our last open weekend of the season. Delight your friends and family with gift baskets, boxes and bags full of artisan cider and seasonal treats, all designed to please. Expect cider, holiday snacks and music of the season Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m.



Previous 2016 Events

January 6  Southern Season Chili Throwdown, 1-2 p.m Richmond, VA
Come join us as the Southern Season staff shows off their chili creations with your favorite, Foggy Ridge Cider! You’ll get to vote and decide which one is the best.

January 12  Heirloom Restaurant, 6:00 p.m  Athens, GA
Cider tasting with five Foggy Ridge Cider blends paired with three dishes from Heirloom restaurant.

January 23  Cider Tasting at Butchers Market, Raleigh, NC
Taste a selection of Foggy Ridge’s finest and shop for the week in one stop!

January 25  The Tale of Orchard Based Cider, Southern Pines, NC
Brand Ambassador Stacey Sprenz will be presenting the Foggy Ridge Cider story and tasting a hand-picked selection ciders with the Southern Pines Garden Club.

January 3 Fullsteam Brewery, 1-4 p.m Durham, NC
Foggy Ridge Cider will be there to discuss our cider alongside fellow Good Food Award finalists and winners.

February 17  Tasting with Relay Foods, 6-8 PM, Richmond, VA
Relax after work with biscuits from Early Bird and Foggy Ridge Serious Cider!  A great way to end the day at The Terraces Club House!

February 21 Southern Season Tasting, 12-3 p.m Charleston, SC
Foggy Ridge Cider will be tasting a selection of our award-winning ciders, what better way to do you weekly shopping at a ‘food lover’s paradise’!

February 20  HSF’s 6th Annual Winter Wine Festival, 12-6 p.m Staunton, VA
If you’d like to spend a vibrant weekend sampling some of the region’s best  wines, get your tickets now for the Historic Staunton Foundation’s 6th Annual Winter Wine Festival

February 27  Cider Cocktail Class at Crude Bitters, Raleigh, NC
Learn how to create new and exciting cocktails made from Foggy Ridge Cider and small-batch Crude Bitters

March 3  Charleston Food & Wine Festival, 7-10 p.m.  Charleston, SC
Dinner and pairing featuring Foggy Ridge Cider and  The Roasted Goat, a Southern Foodways Alliance diner.

March 5  Charleston Food & Wine Festival, 2-5 p.m.  Charleston, SC
Details will be added shortly.

March 5  Southern Season’s Tasting-Cameron Village Tasting, 12-3 p.m.  Raleigh, NC
Join Brand Ambassador Stacey Sprenz for a select cider tasting at Southern Season.

March 31  Brown Mountain Bottleworks, 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Morganton, NC

April 1  Once Upon a Vine Tasting, 5-8 p.m.  Richmond, VA
Learn more about the history of Foggy Ridge and it’s ciders while tasting our finest blends at the MacArthur Avenue location.

April 2  Sonny’s Fine Wine and Beer Tasting, 5-8 p.m. Henrico, VA
Sonny’s is the place for quality beverages for everyday and special occasions.  Sample a selection of our award-winning orchard based Virginia cider.

April 2 Opening Weekend at Foggy Ridge Cider
Spring is a reawakening of warmer days and the Foggy Ridge tasting room.  Join us for the first tastings of the year, light fare and “welcome back” specials! Open Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m. tasting fee is $7.

April 18 Cider & Beer Dinner at Standard Foods 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Celebrate NC Beer Month at a quite special dinner at Raleigh’s Standard Foods. Chef Scott Crawford (soon to move on from this James Beard nominated Best New Restaurant) pairs Fullsteam Brewery’s fine brews, Foggy Ridge’s ciders and four delicious courses. Reserve a spot today!

April 22 Tasting at Republic of Floyd, 4-7 p.m.  Floyd, VA
Republic of Floyd has a newly renovated space and Foggy Ridge wants to celebrate! Join us for a select cider tasting and light nibbles.

April 23  Foggy Ridge Cider Bloom Fest
Celebrate the mountain apple orchard bloom and it’s unparalleled beauty. Visit Foggy Ridge Cider’s spring orchard for a guided tour by Owner Diane Flynt. Stick around to enjoy a tasting of the season’s finest blends.  Buffalo and More will be onsite offering buffalo brats simmered in First Fruit and other favorites! Tours begin at 1 and 3 p.m. Guided orchard tour & tasting $10. Tour space is limited book online today!

Planting Festival at Whitebarrel Winery, 12-6 p.m. Christiansburg, VA
Expand your taste buds with local wine, beer, and cider. Enjoy a day in the Whitebarrel Winery vineyard will be filled with vendors, food trucks, and live music! Purchase your ticket today.

April 29  Southern Season Tasting, 5-8 p.m.  Chapel Hill, NC
Southern Season is the premier destination for specialty food and gifts.  Join Foggy Ridge Cider for a select tasting at the recently opened bar area.

May 7  Chatham Marketplace Tasting,  1-3 p.m.  Pittsboro, NC
Chatham Marketplace is a co-operative business owned entirely by members of the community. Foggy Ridge Cider is proud to be invited back to taste and sell our cider to this wonderful co-op that  “serves our owners and employees, our shoppers, our local farmers and local business community.”

May 7  Little House Green Grocer Tasting, 4-6 p.m. Richmond, VA
In 2012, Little House opened it’s doors and has been serving lovely local produce and keeping pantries stocked with fine staples like cider, ever since. Join Foggy Ridge for a select tasting of our orchard to table ciders made with love.

May 14  All About the Bitters at Foggy Ridge Cider
Crude Bitters crafts cocktail bitters for light and dark spirits and to blend unique flavor combinations.  Learn how to use bitters to enhance your favorite cider cocktail.  Crude Bitters crafts cocktail bitters for light and dark spirits and to blend unique flavor combinations.  Class complete with cider tasting and recipe $10. Classes at 1 and 3 p.m. Limited space reserve your spot today.

May 20 Tasting at Harvest Moon, 2-5 p.m. Floyd, VA
Harvest Moon strives to provide customers with the widest, freshest, healthiest selections possible. This means getting and sampling local products whenever possible. Join Foggy Ridge Cider for a select tasting of our award-winning local ciders.

May 21  Yoga in the Foggy Ridge Orchard
What better way to benefit your health than meditation in a Spring orchard? Heather Elliot, from Sacred Space, will lead a gentler, all-levels practice, incorporating deep stretch and restorative poses along with breath work and a short meditation.  After your class take a relaxing stroll over to the Cider House tasting room and learn more about our orchard-based artesian cider. Don’t forget your mat and picnic lunch! Classes are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Cider tasting and yoga class $15. Reserve your space today.

May 21 The Vinton Food & Wine Festival, 1-6 p.m. Vinton, VA
Located on the front lawn of The Vinton War Memorial join us in a day of fun, food, wine, cider and great entertainment!

June 3  Caboose Summer Passport Kickoff  5-7:30 p.m.
The Caboose Market & Café has been providing the Hanover and greater Richmond area the finest selection of wine, beer and specialty foods since 1997.  Come over for the best prices on your favorite standbys or try something new, like Foggy Ridge Cider!

June 4  Chef Series at Foggy Ridge Cider featuring Local Roots
Learn how cider and food dance well together with fare from top restaurants offered in the Foggy Ridge tasting room. The Chef from Local Roots will prepare three tapas-size dishes to pair with three award-winning ciders from 1-4 p.m. $12 covers food & cider pairings. Limited pairings, reserve your space today!

June 4 A Taste of Southern Season, Cameron Village  12-3 p.m. Raleigh, NC
Raleigh customers are now able to shop the region’s finest gift collection.. With cider,wine, beer, cocktails mixers, cheese and charcuterie, the store is also be a source for everything needed for entertaining in style.  Join Foggy Ridge for a select tasting of our award-winning ciders.

June 4 Rapp Sessions Tasting, 4-6 p.m.  Richmond, VA
Enhanced tasting at Rapp Sessions featuring a special cider cocktail and Chef Dylan’s inspired pairings.

June 8  Southern Season’s Dinner, Chapel Hill, NC
Foggy Ridge’s finest blends will be paired with a three course meal the menu featuring Southern Season’s favorite Virginia foods.

June 11  Second Saturday Music Series at Foggy Ridge Cider, Another RoadSide Attraction
Southwest Virginia is full of singer songwriters and nowhere are tunes more intimate than overlooking a cider orchard. Another RoadSide Attraction is an all-acoustic, variety show with instruments from around the planet. Their songs are distinctive, stories and tall tales, definitely the lively and engaging kind of show you must see! Add a glass of cider plus treats from Cast Iron Catering and we promise a fine time. $12 covers music (1-4 p.m.) & cider tasting.

June 16 Bottles Tasting, 4:30-7 p.m. Mount Pleasant, SC
Bottles’ expert staff, on-site ownership, and one-stop shopping convenience makes it the one place to fulfill all of your beverage needs. Join Foggy Ridge Cider and taste a summertime selection of our hand crafted ciders.

June 18 Cider Tasting at Company Shops Market, 2-4:30 p.m Burlington, NC
Company Shops Market is a full-service grocery store, specializing in local foods for local people.  Join Firsthand Food and Foggy Ridge Cider in a delicious dual tasting.

June 18  Bushels and Barrels Wine Festival  11 a.m.-5 p.m. Critz, VA  
The mission of this festival is unique, it mutually promotes the economic development of our local craft, food, wine, beer, and cider producers. The entire festival will be a tribute to the tremendous talent and potential of this area. Celebrate your community with a glass of hand crafted cider!

June 24 Durham Coop Market Tasting, 4-6:30 p.m. Durham, NC  
Join Foggy Ridge Cider in for a perfect summer pairing at the Durham Coop Market. Help support local farms, locally made products, and did we mention there will be samples of Firsthand Foods sausage and cider?

June 25  Yoga in the Foggy Ridge Orchard
What better way to benefit your health than meditation in a Spring orchard? After your class take a relaxing stroll over to the Cider House tasting room and learn more about our orchard-based artesian cider. Classes are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Cider tasting and yoga class $15. Reserve your space today.

June 25 Floyd Fandango, 1:30-7 p.m. MP 170.5, Blue Ridge Parkway
Floyd Fandango is a giant jam sandwich of summer fun, including intimate performances by up-and-coming bands you’ve likely never heard of before, but certainly will in the near future, alongside tastings from the best local breweries, wineries and cideries, wide-open family fun and grassroots-style outdoor adventure competitions.

July 1 Tasting at Republic of Floyd, 4-7 p.m.  Floyd, VA
Republic of Floyd is featuring Foggy Ridge to kick off the holiday weekend.  Celebrate our history by sampling cider crafted from Thomas Jefferson’s orchard.

July 4 Independence Day at Foggy Ridge Cider, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Foggy Ridge will extend it’s hours, opening on a Monday in celebration of the Fourth of July.  Sample Colonial America’s favorite beverage, the perfect addition to any backyard BBQ. Red White and Blue Ice Cream, vanilla, strawberry and blueberry ice cream made with fruit from the farm will be served complimentary with tasting!

July 1-4 Foggy Ridge Cider at Blenheim Vineyards
Blenheim Vineyards is adding Foggy Ridge “First Fruit” Hard cider from Dugspur, Virginia to our tasting line-up during July 4th weekend as a remembrance to one of America’s first libations.

July 9  Second Saturday Music Series at Foggy Ridge Cider, RagTop
Southwest Virginia is full of singer songwriters and nowhere are tunes more intimate than overlooking a cider orchard. RagTop is the Roanoke, Virginia-based  acoustic duo performing Folk Rock, Classic Rock, New Country, Blues and R&B.  Add a glass of cider plus treats from Cast Iron Catering and we promise a fine time. $12 covers music (1-4 p.m.) & cider tasting.

July 14  The Glass Jug, 5-7 p.m. Durham, NC
The Glass Jug is a retail craft beer store and Durham’s first and only counter-pressure growler filling station. In addition to all of your favorite craft beers, specialty wine, and cider! Join Foggy Ridge Cider for a sampling of our favorite Summer ciders.

July 15 The Wine Cellar at Chapter’s Tasting 1-7 p.m.,  Galax, VA
The Wine Cellar at Chapters offers a fine selection of gourmet food and wine. In celebration of Smoke on the Mountain, Virginia’s official state BBQ championship we are tasting our award-winning ciders.

July 15  Union Market, 5:30-8 p.m. Richmond, VA
Union Market, the neighborhood grocery and eatery in Union Hill, proudly serves food from regional partners. Enjoy a seat on the patio with locally crafted food exquisitely paired it with Foggy Ridge’s artesian ciders.

July 15 Harvest Moon Tasting 3-6 p.m. Floyd, VA
Harvest Moon strives to provide customers with the widest, freshest, healthiest selections possible. This means getting and sampling local products whenever possible. Join Foggy Ridge Cider for a select tasting of our award-winning local ciders.

July 16  Chef Series at Foggy Ridge Cider featuring Fortunato
Learn how cider and food dance well together with fare from top restaurants offered in the Foggy Ridge tasting room. Chef Jeff Farmer from Fortunato will prepare three tapas-size dishes to pair with three award-winning ciders from 1-4 p.m. $12 covers food & cider pairings. Limited pairings, reserve your space today!