Cider Events

Cider and Historical Architecture Take Center Stage at CiderFest in Philly’s Fairmount Park (Sept. 30)

The inaugural CiderFest, presented by The Fairmount Park Conservancy and the City of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department, will be unfolding on Saturday, September 30, from noon–4 p.m. at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park. Both cider aficionados and those who may be new to the cider-sipping game will be able to explore the grounds of six historic…

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Time is Running Out to Enter the 2017 California Cider and Mendocino Apple Show Cider Competitions (Aug. 24)

If you’re a cider maker or producer (or even an in-the-know cider enthusiast) from California, chances are you’re aware of the California Cider and Mendocino Apple Show International Cider Competitions. The California Cider Competition (CCC) is specifically for ciders made with fruit from the Golden State, and the Mendocino Apple Show International Cider Competition (MASICC)…

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PennState Extension’s Hard Cider Producer & Orchardist New Zealand Tour—Registration closes Aug 4!

Calling all cider producers and orchardists! Are you interested in learning more about cider production abroad? Here is your chance to join fellow members of the cider industry for PennState Extension’s exclusive producer-only tour of the New Zealand cider industry! Known for its bountiful apple production and ingenuity, New Zealand has become a forerunner in the…

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Meadful Things & Outcider Fest Comes Back to Indianapolis (Sept. 2)

The 2nd Annual Meadful Things & Outcider Fest is coming back to Indianapolis on Saturday, September 2. This delicious event is Indiana’s only festival specializing in craft mead and hard cider. Meadful Things & Outcider Fest will take place at Circle City Industrial Complex Indianapolis, the home of the event’s organizers,  New Day Craft. Since 2006, New Day…

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In Photos: Recap of the Cider Makers Dinner at PA Cider Fest

This year, the PA Cider Fest kicked off with a convivial, community-oriented Cider Maker’s Dinner on Friday evening, June 23. Hosted by Jack’s Hard Cider on the gorgeous grounds of Hauser Estate in Biglerville, this invite-only dinner was organized to bring the industry together to celebrate, encourage, lift up and support each other. Movers and shakers in…

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Winners Named in 5th Annual Portland International Cider Cup (PICC)

Six Pacific Northwest cideries recently took home eight gold medals in total at the Awards Party for the Northwest Cider Association‘s 5th Annual Portland International Cider Cup (PICC). For the second year running, a cidery from Montana, Western Cider Company, took home the competition’s highest honor and Cup—the Best of Show Award. The party unfolded at Portland Cider…

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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: 4 Tickets to PA Cider Fest

Thank you to everyone who participated in our giveaway! Two winners have been randomly selected and notified via email. Cheers! Still didn’t get your tickets to this month’s PA Cider Fest, the summer’s premier cider tasting event? Don’t worry—we’re giving two lucky individuals a pair of tickets for the June 24 cider celebration. More than 20 cidermakers…

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Ethic Ciders Commemorates Launch in Sonoma County with Memorial Day Weekend Event

Sonoma County, California’s Ethic Ciders is announcing two inaugural cider releases. The first release, Golden Rule (Ethic’s signature orchard blend), is perfectly tart and crisp with hints of melon, nutmeg and citrus and a dry, sparkling finish. The second release, Gravitude, is a nod to the local heirloom apple, the Gravenstein. It’s blended to expose beautiful floral notes with…

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The 1-Month Countdown to PA Cider Fest Starts Today!

The countdown is on! In exactly one month from today, on June 24, the lovely locale of Hauser Estate Winery will be filled with cider aficionados eager to sample the offerings from cideries across Pennsylvania at the 2017 PA Cider Fest. If you have yet to purchase your tickets for this annual Gettysburg area event, the…

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