glass tumblers of cider lined up on a rough-hewn wood banquet table at a cider competition

2019 Mid Atlantic Amateur Cider Championship

View 2018 Winners Big Fish Cider, Co is sponsoring the Mid-Atlantic Amateur Cider Championship (MAACC) on August 29, 2019. MAACC is a division of the Highland County Fair. The panel of judges includes cider makers from Castle Hill Cider, Albemarle Ciderworks, and Big Fish Cider. Entries only from amateur cider makers will be accepted. Entries from

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Wassail! (Be you Healthy)

Wassail is now available in our Tasting Room for the 2018 season! Come by and pick up a couple of bottles for your winter holiday gatherings. As the nights are beginning to noticeably lengthen, we are looking forward to one of our favorite winter celebrations! Join us for the 2019 Wassail on Saturday, January 12th at

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Join the Cider Revival!

Help Big Fish Cider in celebrate Virginia Cider Week by joining us at events happening near you. Kirk and Sarah will be traveling around the state and even to Washington DC throughout Cider Week, November 9thto 18th. There will be tastings, cider pairing dinners, and opportunities to meet-the-makers. We look forward to seeing you at

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2018 Mid Atlantic Amateur Cider Championship

For details on the 2019 championship, click here. Winners from 2018 Standard Class: 1st place – Jeffrey Cottrell – “Flex on Swole” 2nd place – Erica Jeter – “Wild Zambi” 3rd place – David Timmerman – “Pomme Noire” Fruit Class: 1st – David & Susan Glendinning – “Red Squirrel” 2nd – Erica Jeter – “Moby

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Here we came a-Wassailing

In January, the staff of Big Fish Cider, Co. joined with community members and out-of-town visitors to check in on the dormant apple trees, or going wassailing, in one of the small back-yard orchards of Monterey. “In pre-Christianity England [the community] would go out to scare away the evil spirits and then they would call

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Good Food Awards 2018 Winner!

Big Fish Cider’s very own Allegheny Gold is a winner of the 2018 Good Food Awards! The Good Food Awards recognizes high quality foods and beverages that are also produced responsibly. “Congratulations to the 2018 Good Food Awards Winners and their food communities for leading the way towards a tasty, authentic and responsible food system. Chosen

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