The Cider House in Balestrand offers 45 minute summertime cider tastings in their organic orchard, including a flight of five ciders. For guests under 18, the ciders are replaced by juices. You can pair your tasting with a short hike or guided heritage walk.
The Cider House in Balestrand (Ciderhuset) is a family run business situated in an organic orchard by the Sognefjord with a range of different fruits . We produce still cider, sparkling cider, fruit wines and brandy, in addition to a range of juices.
You will be guided by one of the family members through the process of growing and fermenting fruit for cider or brandy. You will get samples of cider from the cider tanks or the kegs. You will also learn about how we treat the cider and the bottles to make sparkling cider the traditional way.