A NY premier cidery with wedding venue & guest house
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Heritage @ Seminary Hill


Our Story

Our family has roots in Callicoon that go back more than five generations. During Prohibition in the 1920s one great-grandfather distilled “apple jack” in a shed on the property—until the day he fell asleep during brewing and the shed burned down. Now we are reviving and updating the orchard-to-bottle process to create distinctive blends from heirloom apples and pears. Visitors are invited to sample the cider created sustainably from the land that has nurtured the owner’s family for more than five generations.

The Doetsch family

The Doetsch family


Historic Callicoon & Sullivan County

Seminary Hill is a hike, bike or short drive away from the heart of the historic Main Street in Callicoon, with its untouched rustic vibe, charming antique and home decor shops, Sullivan County’s only movie theatre and refreshing farmers markets. Catch live music and share a drink with the locals, or pick up some wine and cheese for a private riverside picnic.


The Delaware River

Sullivan County’s boundless nature is ready to be explored, with eagles flying overhead and streams running by. From the front door of the House @ Seminary Hill, you have hiking and cross-country ski trails at your service, and nearby are fly-fishing sites. Ride a bike, take a swim - get outdoors!