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Appalachian Ridge Artisan Cidery

731 Chestnut Gap Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 685-4002
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Appalachian Ridge Artisan Cidery features artisan hard cider, fresh ciders, apple Brandy and apple products. The tasting room is housed in a rustic restored barn situated in the middle of apple a 29 acre orchard.  All of the apples are grown, pressed and bottle on site. The scenic back deck over looks the orchard.

Blue Ghost Brewing Company

125 Underwood Rd
Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 376-0159
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Blue Ghost Brewing Company is located near the Asheville Airport. They offer a variety of craft beers such as: IPA, a pale ale, a blonde and a stout.  The Brewery is family friendly so the tasting room is well stocked with games and toys for youngsters and Blue Ghost also serves soft drinks.

Bold Rock Hard Cider

72 School House Road
Mills River, NC
(828) 595-9940
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Bold Rock Hard Cider is the biggest craft cider maker in the Carolinas. The Mills River cidery uses apples sourced only from Henderson County. The Cidery offers complimentary daily tours and tastings and features an expansive tasting room with overhead views of the bottling line. Relax on our patio as you enjoy one of 6 award-winning varieties of Bold Rock Hard Cider.


  • Monday – Sat 11am-  6pm
  • Sunday 12noon-6pm

Burntshirt Vineyards

2695 Sugarloaf Road
Hendersonville, NC
(828) 685-2402
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  • Winery Tours are Free to the Public Daily at 2pm / closed Christmas Day
  • Tasting Times: Sun-Thurs 12pm – 6pm / Fri – Sat 12pm- 7pm


Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard

588 Chestnut Gap Rd
Hendersonville, NC
(828) 685-4002
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Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard  is located on 10 acres, with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Vineyard grows 14 varieties of wine-grapes. The winery’s tasting room serves Reisling blends, red Cabernets and Chardonnays, each with dry and semi-sweet versions.


  • Sunday 12pm – 6pm
  • Monday – Thursday 11am – 6pm
  • Friday & Saturday 11am – 7pm.

Sierra Nevada Brewing

100 Sierra Nevada Way
Mills River, NC
(828) 681-5300 
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Sierra Nevada Brewing Company has set the standard for artisan brewers worldwide as a winner of numerous awards for a wide variety of beers and ales, including the legendary Pale Ale. Sierra Nevada’s east coast brewing, bottling and distribution operation in Mills River is located 10 miles from downtown Hendersonville, south of Asheville. The Taproom offers 20 beers on tap. The restaurant serves farm-to-table dishes that are mainly supplied locally. Located in Henderson County on approximately 90 acres along the French Broad River.


  • Guided tours of the brewery are offered 7days a week, reservations must be booked online (tours fill up quickly).
  • Self-guided tours are also available (no reservations required).
  • Taproom and Restaurant – open 7 days a week.

Southern Appalachian Brewery

822 Locust St., Suite100
Hendersonville, NC
(828) 684-1235
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Southern Appalachian Brewery  is a local micro brewery located, one block from downtown Hendersonville. The tasting room is family and dog friendly serving beer, wine, soda and bottled water for non-drinkers and the under 21′s. They offer craft brewed ales including: Copperhead Amber, Black Bear Stout, and an IPA s well as a variety of seasonal, barrel-aged, and Belgian inspired wild and sour ales. The brewery hosts nightly live music and monthly art shows.