Featured Cider Makers

Meet the Power Couple Behind Juicing.Systems

When Remo Trovato arrived in Vancouver from his native Switzerland in 2002, he brought nothing but a bicycle, a snowboard and a backpack. The auto-electrician social worker turned web designer set out for the Okanagan Valley, an agricultural region of British Columbia that’s about five hours west of Vancouver and a few hours north of…

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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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Women Making Waves in the Cider World 11: Citizen Cider

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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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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Nine Pin Cider Announces Urban Orchard Project in Albany, NY

Nine Pin Cider, New York’s first farm cidery, has announced it will develop an urban orchard in Albany’s Washington Park, the first of its kind in a major U.S. city. This brand-new orchard project is being organized in partnership with the City of Albany, Washington Park Conservancy and Samascott Orchards. The orchard’s main goal is to…

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Graft Cider is Poised to Take Over the East Coast

Graft Cider, the Hudson Valley-based sour cider phenoms, have had a relatively small footprint up until this year. After forming in the fall of 2016, their ciders were only available in New York, Maryland and Washington D.C. But over the past few months, Graft’s team have undertaken an aggressive expansion, moving into a new state…

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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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