News From the Cidermaker

11/16 Thanksgiving holiday hours: Wed 2pm-10pm (NO TRIVIA ON THE 22ND!), closed Thursday, and Friday 2pm-11pm. Have a great holiday, everyone!

11/04 Our fall seasonal, Chai-Jacked, a chai pumpkin semi-sweet cider, is selling like hotcakes! Swing by the tap room and get a growler--it won't last long!

8/1 Stop by the tap room and get $3 off 64oz growler fills of Red Clay cider every Thursday!

6/26 You asked, and we delivered; our ginger blueberry is now on tap for a limited time!

6/1 The perfect storm is back, folks! Stop in the tap room to get a gobful of the tart nor easter! 

5/16 We're proud to announce that Red Clay Ciderworks was voted best Cider Maker of the year at the NC Brewers fest last weekend! That's quite an honor, especially considering all our talented fellow cider makers in attendance! Thank-you from the bottom of our cider-filled hearts, fans!!

4/1 Small batch release of Fuzzy Pomme , a semi dry cider with a touch of tartness from hibiscus and a subtle peach finish. Stop by the tap room to try some--it won't last long!


big day today! cans of queen city common and cherry bobbin' trolls will be available for the first time ever in our tap room! We're also rolling out our winter seasonal, wool socks, a black currant cider infused with mulling spices. Oh my!!

Also, hot mulled cider is back! Ask for a mug with a cinnamon/sugar rim--yummo!

United states association of cider makers

Cheers to cider!


Apple Season Video with rcc

unc tv

State-wide media coverage for red clay ciderworks!

Charlotte Agenda

Charlotte Welcomes Red Clay

Time Warner Cable News

Charlotte's First Cidery-Video

Charlotte Agenda

Sneak Peak

Charlotte Business Journal

Behind the Scenes

Charlotte Agenda

Red Clay Progress Update

What To Do In Charlotte In 2015

Cheers Charlotte

Red Clay Adds To Brewery Corridor

Charlotte Observer

Cider makers join craft brew scene

Creative Loafing

Hard Cider Wave Hits Charlotte

Cheers Charlotte

Charlotte's First Cidery To Open


Hard Cider's "massive comeback"



It's the first Sunday of the month, so you know what that means! PepperBox Doughnuts returns with their amazing doughnut creations, Ole Buddy's Oinker Express food truck will be serving up savory brunch fare, and Red Clay has a special brunch-worthy cider craft cocktail in store! Details here.


DIY Tapestry Weaving, 7pm

Itching to try tapestry weaving, but not sure how to start? Let artist Amber (of The Little King) show you the way! Details here.


Cheese & Cider Pairing 7pm    
 Red Clay Ciderworks and Orrman's Cheese Shop are joining forces to bring you another sensational night of cheese and cider pairings!
 Cider maker Jay Bradish and cheese expert Rachel Klebaur will be on hand to walk you through four different pairings, each with their own delectable panache.
Ticket link and more info here.


Red Clay Cider Day

Come join us for a fun-filled day celebrating all things apple cider! Live apple pressings, bands, food truck, doughnuts, craft vendors and pumpkin painting for the kids! Details here!


Painting With Perspective

Join Katlyn for an entertaining painting class that teaches self confidence! Details here.


Pie & Cider Pairing 7pm

Cider maker Jay Bradish and Baking Scientist Monica Nye, PhD, of A Smart Cookie, will walk you through four different pairings, each with their own unique flair. Seating is limited, so don't wait to get your ticket!



It's the third sunday of the month, so you know what that means! PEPPERBOX DOUGHNUTS is back with their amazing doughnut creations, THE BREAKFAST FOOD TRUCK will be serving up savory breakfast fare, and Red Clay has a special craft cider cocktail in store! Details here. 


Fortune Friday 6pm  

Fran Wilbourn will be on hand giving personal Tarot Card readings. A one-on-one reading is just $10. Come by the Ciderworks and be mystified by your future! Details here


Tacky Holiday Sweater Workshop 7pm

Super envious of those crazy sweaters that everyone seems to have each holiday season? You can make your own in our workshop! Details here!!


Santas and Snowmen Mosaic Ornament Workshop 7pm

Learn the basics of mosaics and how to create holiday ornaments! Beginners and experienced mosaic artists welcome! Details here!