Blue Ridge Now: Bold Rock Hard Cider poised to build in Mills River

From Blue Ridge Now:

Potential $8M investment would create 50 jobs, company owner says

John Washburn walked into The Poe House in downtown Hendersonville on Thursday, past a display table with six-packs of his Bold Rock Hard Cider, then glanced at one of his company’s tall, wooden tap handles behind the bar, carved from a large cherry tree on his farm in Virginia.

“You can’t imagine how it is to go somewhere and see that,” said Washburn, looking visibly moved as he glanced at a blackboard that featured Bold Rock Virginia Draft in The Poe House tap lineup. “It’s quite a feeling to see.”

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