Each year, 95 percent or more of our apples, pressed for their exquisite juice and fermented for their complexity, come from Virginia’s soil. They are a reflection of the landscape, the weather that created them, the.... READ MORE >
Virginia’s first urban cidery, Blue Bee Cider is located in the heart of downtown Richmond’s Old Manchester district at the fall line of the James River. Our ciders are made with rare and heirloom variety Virginia apples that are prized for their tannin, acidity and flavor.
One of Virginia’s native bees, osmia lignaria, or the Blue Orchard Bee, provided the inspiration for our cidery’s name. These hardworking bees are solitary and wild, emerging early in the cool spring just in time to pollinate apple blossoms.
Tasting Room Hours
Monday-Wednesday, 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday-Sunday, noon-7:00 pm
Tours: Saturday & Sunday at 1:30, 3:30, & 5:30 pm
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Richmond Magazine recaps a special evening on April 25, 2016 when the Virginia Historical Society hosted a pre-screening of…. READ MORE >View all news
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Our premier dessert cider, seasonally made from bittersweet apples. Available in 375 ml bottles. DC, MD, NC and VA only.