Best of C-VILLE

Best cidery 2013: Bold Rock Cidery

Bold Rock Cidery 1020 Rockfish Valley Hwy. (Nellysford) 361-1030 Runner-up: Albemarle Ciderworks 2545 Rural Ridge Ln. (North Garden) 297-2326 Bold Rock makes cider so tasty you could almost bathe in it. In fact, in the 14th century, that’s what people did: As it was often more sanitary than water, kids were baptized in […]

Photo: John Robinson

Best place to buy beer 2013: Beer Run

Beer Run 156 Carlton Rd. #203 984-2337 Runner-up: Market Street Wineshops 311 E. Market St. 305 Rivanna Plaza Dr., Suite 102 964-9463 Tucked into what’s essentially a mini mall on industrial Carlton Avenue, Beer Run doesn’t look like the kind of place you’d find 400-plus different kinds of beer. But it is—and with […]

Photo: Aaron Cohen

Best vintage clothing store 2013: Vintage Vixen

Vintage Vixen 300 E. Market St. 244-0778 Runner-up: Glad Rags 1923 Commonwealth Dr. 979-1816 Coco Chanel famously said, “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” Readers know that in order to achieve both of those things, they need to go vintage. After all, you can’t do “classic” without “class,” right? Vintage […]