Area hard cider producers

Wednesday October 10, 2012

Furnace Brook Winery & Hilltop Orchards

John Vittori owner

508 Canaan Road/Route 295


(413) 698-3301 (800) 833-6274

Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Johnny Mash American hard cider, Normandy-style French Cidre and Apple Ice Wine. Cider and wine tastings -- first glass free, subsequent five tastings $5.

Available at the winery and at Domaney's Liquors and Fine Wines in Great Barrington; at Nejaime's Wine Cellars in Lenox and Stockbridge and at Spirited Wines in Lenox; at Barrington Brewery in Great Barrington; Chez Nous Bistro in Lee; Firefly Restaurant in Lenox; and the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge. West County Cider

Judith and Field Maloney owners/cider makers


(413) 624-3481

Cider Days tasting at cider
storage plant

106 Bardwell's Ferry Road


Their ciders may be tasted at their cider storage plant during the 18th annual Franklin County Cider Days, Nov. 3 and 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Available in the Berkshires at the Old Cummington Creamery, Domaney's, Guido's, Nejaime's Wine Cellars in Lenox and Stockbridge, Plaza Liquors and the Route 7 Grill in Great Barrington. Also, Spirited Wines in Lenox, West's in North Adams, Otis Poultry Farm, West Street Package Store in Pittsfield and at The Café at
the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown.

Carr's Cider House

Jonathan Carr and Nicole Blum

295 River Drive

North Hadley

(413) 586-9648 or

Producing three hard ciders: a dry, sparkling Farmhouse Cider; Apple Pommeau, a sweet fortified dessert cider; and a seasonal fruit-infused sparkling cider sold at farmers markets only.

Available at Domaney's Liquors and Fine Wines in Great Barrington, Nejaime's Wine Cellars in Lenox and Stockbridge, and Wild Oats Community Market in Williamstown.


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