Rick Benfield

Sales Manager

A native of Hickory,  NC, Rick has 30 years of Sales experience in several different industries.   Rick started home brewing in 1995 and has won numerous ribbons for his beers.  He has been making Cider and Mead for the last 10 years.

Rick served as President of the Carolina BrewMasters(local home brew club) in 2008 and 2009, served on its Board of Directors from 2008 to 2014, and is a former Director of Charlotte Oktoberfest in 2014 and 2015.

When not working,  Rick enjoys spending time with family, running, traveling, and visiting other Cideries, Meaderies, and Breweries.