In May of 2013, Courtney Anderson Mailey opened Blue Bee Cider, Richmond’s first urban cidery.
The cidery was situated in Old Manchester and quickly became known for its artisanal ciders made with heirloom-variety Virginia apples.
This year, the established cidery moved to Scott’s Addition at West Clay Street and Summit Avenue, a popular corridor that has experienced a rapid uptick in residential and commercial growth in recent years.
The new home for Blue Bee is located on a much-buzzed-about property, which sat practically vacant for years before becoming the subject of heated competition and numerous bids. Complete Story