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Austin Eastciders

Women Making Waves in the Cider World: Austin Eastciders

By Emily Kovach / March 18, 2021 /

Our Women Making Waves in the Cider World series continues with another deep-dive into one company’s female-positive hiring practices. Where in earlier features we focused on women working in the cider industry, based on geographical region, we wanted to shine a spotlight on medium-to-large cider companies that employ women in high numbers, and in all…

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Graft Cider

Women Making Waves in the Cider World: Graft Cider

By Emily Kovach / March 8, 2021 /

There’s a lot to love about Graft Cider, the modern sour cider company that’s based out of Newburgh, New York. Its ciders, ranging from slightly sour and adventurous to totally wild, are such fun, modern expressions of what cider can be. The can design is always eye-catching, and its merch game is beyond on-point. Since…

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Women Making Waves in the Cider World: Two Broads Ciderworks

By Emily Kovach / March 7, 2021 /

In our ongoing series, Women Making Waves in the Cider World, we’ve talked to women working in nearly every sector of the industry, from podcasters and bloggers to distributors to production pros. Though craft cider — and plenty of other beverage sectors, like beer and wine, for that matter — is still a male-dominated sphere,…

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Woodchuck Cider

Women Making Waves in the Cider World 14: Woodchuck Cider

By Emily Kovach / December 21, 2018 /

We are pleased to carry on with our Women Making Waves in the Cider World series, now in its 14th installment. In nearly every corner of the cider industry, we’ve found women striving for — and achieving — remarkable professional goals and accomplishments. Our last few features have taken a look inside cider companies that employ women in…

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Half Pint Ciders

Women Making Waves in the Cider World: Half Pint Ciders

By Emily Kovach / July 17, 2018 /

For our next few installments of our Women Making Waves in the Cider World series, we’re going to focus on cider companies that employ women in high numbers and in all types of positions. We’re interested in investigating how the culture of these companies can create models for those who still have some serious work to…

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Citizen Cider

Women Making Waves in the Cider World 11: Citizen Cider

By Emily Kovach / April 5, 2018 /

For the first 10 installments of our series, Women Making Waves in the Cider World, we’ve focused on individuals who are challenging the assumption that craft cider is a “boys’ club”: entrepreneurs, cider makers, writers, advocates and educators from across the continent. We’re going to take the next few posts in the series to look…

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Women Making Waves in the Cider World 10: CiderCon 2018 Edition

By Holly Tennant / February 13, 2018 /

CiderCon 2018 brought together hundreds of women in craft cider, including the two below who we were able to meet with and interview. As we will discuss, blogging is one thing they have in common, but it is just the beginning of what these two dynamic ladies create. Meredith Collins of Along Came a Cider…

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Women Making Waves in the Cider World 9: The Third Coast

By Holly Tennant / November 2, 2017 /

For this next roundup of women cider makers, we’re exploring a Third Coast theme. The term “Third Coast” generally refers to places near the Great Lakes (Chicago, too), because of the multiple coastlines. Interestingly, in casual usage, the term “Fourth Coast” seems to be interchangeable. And both expressions are sometimes used to describe other locales…

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Women Making Waves in the Cider World 8

By Holly Tennant / September 7, 2017 /

For this continuation of our series on Women Making Waves in the Cider World, we spent some hot weeks in the Interior region of British Columbia. Approximately a four-hour drive east of the coastal region, the Interior is home to a cider and winemaking culture that many say rivals Napa Valley for both beauty and…

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Women Making Waves in the Cider World 7

By Holly Tennant / July 18, 2017 /

From coast to coast and across the pond, women continue to find their place in the thriving cider trade. For our 7th Women Making Waves feature, we asked three different women what distinguishes ciders and cider making in their regions: the west coast, east coast and Europe. Pat Knittel, Wrangletown Cider Company Looking to the…

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Women Making Waves in the Hard Cider World 6

By Holly Tennant / March 30, 2017 /

As 2017 unfolds, cider is getting closer to becoming a staple beverage alongside beer and wine, and it is also receiving creative treatment in unexpected directions. New cider companies are cropping up almost daily, and others are transitioning as the industry matures. Also continuing to “trend” this year are women cidermakers. In honor of Women’s…

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Women Making Waves in the Hard Cider World 5: Pomme Boots Society

By Holly Tennant / January 26, 2017 /

Since 2015, cider folk have welcomed the nascent Pomme Boots Society, a Portland-based analog to the beer world’s Pink Boots Society, an organization for women in the industry. The Pomme Boots ladies will once again be at CiderCon in February, this year hosting a panel called “Cider Lessons from Cider’s Women.” The discussion takes place Thursday, February 9, from…

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