4 June Cider Events You Can’t Miss at NYC’s Wassail

Cider PourWassail of New York City is known for its extensive cider list, and this month they are pulling out all the stops with four cider-themed events you need to attend!

Hudson Valley Cider Salon (June 1)

Spend the evening sipping Hudson Valley cidery offerings at your choice of three different tasting sessions on June 1: 6–7 p.m., 7:30–8:30 p.m. and 9–10 p.m. The cideries being featured will each offer two different ciders for your sampling pleasure. Cideries of the evening include the following New York beverage vendors:

Tickets for this Hudson Valley cider tasting session are $20 in advance and $25 at the door, if tickets still remain.

At the Bar—Snowdrift Cider (June 6)

On June 6, Snowdrift Cider will be in the spotlight during this special cider event from 6:30–9:30 p.m. Tim from Snowdrift Cider will be at Wassail with bottles of his 2015 varietals, including barrel-aged Cornice, Washington pear-laden Perry and red apple Red Crab. No tickets are needed for this pay-as-you-go event. Simply show up and start sipping!

Home Cider Maker Monthly Meet-Up (June 14)

Are you a home cider maker who is looking to meet up with some of your cider-making peers in the New York City area? Then, don’t miss the Home Cider Maker Monthly Meet-Up on June 14 from 7:30–9:30 p.m. Held every second Tuesday of the month at Wassail, this is the perfect opportunity to mingle with other cider makers and discuss tricks of the trade! The cost is $5 to attend and participants need to bring a bottle of their home cider to share. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up today in order to attend.

Cider Maker Dinner Series—Art + Science (OR) (June 22)

Roshambo ArtFarm’s Art + Science Cider will be center stage at the Cider Maker Dinner Series on June 22. The three-course cider-paired dinner will feature 2015 and 2014 varietals of Art + Science cider along with Wassail’s culinary offerings. The cost to attend is $55 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations for this not-to-be-missed culinary and cider pairing event can be made online.

Find Wassail at 162 Orchard St. in New York City; phone: (646) 918-6835.

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