Charlotte Shelton

Albemarle Cider Works
Charlotte Shelton

In 2001, Charlotte Shelton and her family founded Vintage Virginia Apples LLC to develop and exploit the collection of distinctive and mostly heirloom apples they had collected on their farm at North Garden, Virginia. They established a nursery that propagates rare and hard to find fruit trees, offer workshops on related horticultural topics and in 2009 embarked on their most ambitious project, Albemarle Cider Works. Under their farm winery license, they produce a variety of distinctive ciders, using their own and other locally produced apples. The second cidery in Virginia, Albemarle Cider Works works to improve its own ciders and support the emergence of cider in Virginia.
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