Featured Cider Makers

It Runs in the Family: Q&A with Kettleborough Cider House

With four generations of apple-growing under their belt, the Dressel Family decided it was time to venture into hard cider, utilizing distinct apple varieties, with a promise to never use apple juice concentrate or dessert apples. Today, Dressel Farms populates its 450-acre farm in New Paltz, New York’s Hudson Valley with seventeen European apple varieties.…

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Nine Pin Ciders Now Available in New Jersey

Fantastic news for New Jersey-based cider-lovers: Nine Pin Ciderworks, New York’s first farm cidery located in Albany, recently announced that its products are now being distributed throughout the Garden State. New Jersey is the third state outside of New York where Nine Pin can be found — the other two states being Massachusetts and Connecticut. Starting immediately,…

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Buskey Cider Will Release Heritage Variety 4-Pack for Cider Week VA

Cider Week Virginia is coming up quick, and exciting thing are starting to happen! Richmond-based Buskey Cider just announced that it will be releasing a special Heritage Variety 4-Pack of cans on Saturday, November 10, from noon to 3 p.m. in its taproom on W. Lehigh Street. Buskey, which released the first 12-ounce 6-pack of hard…

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How to Pair Cider with Halloween Candy

Halloween is my favorite holiday, because I love celebrating all things spooky, ghostly and costumed. The candy certainly doesn’t hurt, either! Whether the candy comes from the pre-Halloween parties or it’s discreetly snatched from a sugar-crazed child’s hoard, you can enhance the candy experience with a skillful beverage pairing or two. As a cider lover,…

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Women Making Waves in the Cider World 13: Austin Eastciders

Our Women Making Waves in the Cider World series continues with our 13th (!) installment, another deep-dive into one company’s female-positive hiring practices. Where in earlier features we focused on women working in cider based on geographical region, we wanted to shine a spotlight on medium-to-large cider companies that employ women in high numbers, and in…

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Eve’s Cidery is Now a Certified-Organic Orchard

Props are in order for Eve’s Cidery, which has received organic certification from Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York for its orchard in Van Etten, NY. We got the chance to ask Ezra Sherman, one of the core Eve’s Cidery team members and the cidery’s Founder Autumn Stoscheck’s partner, a few questions about this…

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