Orchard to Table Cider Pairing Dinner

2545 Rural Ridge Ln., North Garden. North Garden, VA 22959, North Garden, VA 22959


  • Presented By: Albemarle Ciderworks
  • Dates: December 5, 2021
  • Location: Albemarle Ciderworks
  • Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Price: 1 Cider Pairing Dinner Ticket: 100.00


We have partnered with Chef Troy Sheller to provide an experience to tingle the tastebuds of every food and cider lover. As a self-taught, culinary wizard, Chef Troy takes pride in showcasing the unique elements of craft cider through the dishes and pairings he creates. Every sip and mouthful will speak to the rich history of the Virginia landscape and the many local farmers who reside here. Join us on a journey from Orchard to Table and discover what makes cider the perfect pairing for the holiday table.

Ciders Included:

Brut d’Albemarle

Virginia Hewes Crab


Orchard Blush

Cidermaker’s Choice #6

Pomme Mary


5:30-5:45 pm – Arrival & Preappetizer

6:00 pm – Intro/Tour/Cocktail Hour

6:30 pm – Seated for Dinner

8:00 pm – Dinner Concludes

8:30pm - Farewell


Welcome Bite

Charcuterie - Artisan Fig Sourdough, Razzbourne Farms Goat Cheese, Reaper Jam

#1st Course

Paired with Pomme Mary

Duck Confit – Gaijin Spiced, Wades Mill Fried Polenta Cake, Passion Fruit Chutney, Pineapple Corn Beurre Blanc

#2nd Course

Paired With Virginia Hewes Crab

Tagliatelle – Locally Foraged Wild Mushrooms, Wilted Spinach, Lavender Bisque, Roasted Fennel, Turmeric Cashew

#3rd Course

Paired With Cider Makers #6

Mountain Trout – Black Tea Consommé, Lemongrass, Ginger, Smoked Tomato, Purple Potatoes

#4th Course

Paired With Brut d’ Albemarle

Dry Aged Short Ribs – Candied carrots, Coffee, Dried Cherries, Mustard Greens, Cauliflower Puree

#5th Course

Paired With Orchard Blush

Strawberry Rhubarb Turnovers

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