Destination Cider

UK Cider Sessions: Susanna and James Forbes of Little Pomona

Hans Edwin Winzeler, a cider maker with Pennsylvania-based Ploughman Cider, is currently spending a 10-month sabbatical in Herefordshire, England. Through employment or volunteering with local producers this season, Hans is able to see firsthand what methods, techniques and practices they use. He’s also gotten to know a few of these cider makers, and he is…

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Ciderlicious Announces New Cider Garden in Springfield, OR

Ciderlicious, a cider vendor that sells local and regional ciders from a cart in downtown Eugene, Oregon, is expanding its offerings and has just announced a new cider garden set to open in Springfield, Oregon. Although the exact location remains under wraps, news of the second, significantly upgraded Ciderlicious Cider Garden is attracting interest from the…

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Get to Know Haykin Family Cider in Aurora, Colorado

Talia and Daniel Haykin opened the Haykin Family Cider tasting room in Aurora, Co. (about 12 miles west of Denver) on February 1 of this year. When it comes to making cider, these two aren’t messing around; their majority single varietals, with no adjuncts or added sugars, have nabbed a bunch of prestigious awards and developed a…

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Supreme Core Ready to Open D.C. Cidery This Spring

D.C.-area cider lovers and visitors are already blessed with great craft cider options (props to Anxo and the forthcoming Capitol Cider House) and they are about to welcome another: Supreme Core Cider is all set to open its tasting room in the Arboretum neighborhood this April. Founders William Sullivan and Kyle Crosby spent over a year looking for…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Charlottesville, Virginia

Cider drinkers owe a great debt to Virginia. As the site of the first permanent settlement in the New World, early settlers quickly planted apple trees so they could make hard cider, since barley and hops for beer were much more difficult to cultivate. Years later, some of the most important people in Virginia’s —…

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