Charlotte Shelton

Albemarle CiderWorks
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, offered workshops on related horticultural topics and in 2009 embarked on their most ambitious project, Albemarle CiderWorks. 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 CiderWorks aims to improve its own ciders and support the emergence of cider in the state.
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Charlotte Shelton's Events

1:30 - 2:30 pmFriday

Craft “Cyder”: From Jefferson’s Table to Ours

Charlotte Shelton

Enjoy a hands-on demonstration of craft cider-making! Charlotte Shelton, one of the principals of Albemarle CiderWorks , will lead...

Classroom 7, Visitor Center
1 - 4 pmThursday

Between the Orchard and the Glass: A Talk, Tour & Tasting at Albemarle CiderWorks

Charlotte Shelton

**SPECIAL PRE-FESTIVAL OFFSITE EVENT** At Albemarle CiderWorks, it’s all about the trees.  Founded by the Shelton family in 2000,...

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