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Castle Hill Cider

6065 Turkey Sag Road, Keswick, VA 22947
434-296-0047
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Ranked #2 of 3 attractions in Keswick
Type: Distilleries
Fee: Yes
Most recent review
- Mar 3, 2014
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Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I had a pleasant visit, with a friendly server and enjoyed great cider. They were serving 5 ciders, 4 sparkling and 1 still. They also had bread (from the wonderful Albemarle Baking Company) and cheese for purchase. This was not my first visit nor will it be my last.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Came here with my wife a couple of days ago and had a great time. We had the whole place to ourselves - what a treat! We did a tasting - $6 - a bargain. Tried a few sips of all 5 types of cider made there, with a brief explanation of how and of what each is made. Also... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

As a brand new customer, I was excited to try Castle HIll for the first time during their annual Cider Fest. The day of, my husband and I were feeling sick, therefore I called the facility to see if there were any other alternatives for that day. I explained to the employee that while we were both sick, we didn't... More

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Chesapeake, VA
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15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I wasn't a big fan of the cidar, I would like it a little sweeter. The facility would be an outstanding location for a wedding or any other large gathering. The employee was very kowledable.

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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We stopped here as something different during a trip misty focused on wine tasting, and we were so glad we did! So fun to taste and compare different hard ciders and hear about their process. The location is GORGEOUS- I know they do weddings and I can't imagine a more perfect location. Definitely something fun to check out!

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Charlottesville, VA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Hard cider is coming into its own in central Virginia and you can find some of the best examples available at Castle Hill. Go enjoy the different varieties, including one that is "still," not fizzy. They are delicious and the grounds a delightful place to enjoy tasting them.

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Sterling, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Before visiting Castle Hill, I had only had Woodchuck cider out of a bottle. I'm gluten intolerant, so cider is a great alternative for me to beer. Was I in for a very plesant surprise!! When we arrived, there was only two other people there. We ordered some cheese (and a baguette, which my husband ate). The ciders were really,... More

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Washington DC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

cider tasting! Who knew? It was really fun and the place is gorgeous and the cider is really tasty - a fun experience.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Castle Hill is still using off-farm apples, which is a consequence of its youth. But don't let that fool you: their cider is thoughtful, delicious, and well worth the trip. The facilities are a bonus, tucked in the foothills and spread back toward a gorgeous barn perfect for weddings, etc. The staff is kind, and visitors are few, so you'll... More

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knoxville
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We attended a wedding at Castle Hill Cider- The grounds were gorgeous & set the scene for a perfect southern wedding. A lot of the men were dressed in seersucker suits, there were mint juleps, hydrangeas, beautiful trees, green, green grass, the bluest skies. It was beyond lovely!

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