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Sensory Analysis of Fruit Wine and Cider
Learn strategies to critically evaluate fruit wines and ciders during a one-day course located at the WSU Mount Vernon NWREC! The course will showcase fruit wine and cider producers of the North Puget Sound to demonstrate the variety and complexity of these locally sourced alcoholic beverages. Students can expect to gain the following: An understanding of basic production principles of fruit wines and ciders An appreciation for distinctive styles of fruit wines and ciders Knowledge about sensory science and strategies…
The Workhouse Arts Foundation, in coordination with Celebrate Fairfax, Inc., is proud to present the 2nd annual Workhouse BrewFest on Saturday, August 12. The festival is set to take place at the historic campus of the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia. It will be a collaboration of art and beer, craft beer-focused exhibits, gourmet food trucks, workshops and interactive displays. The Workhouse BrewFest will spotlight 60+ craft brews from Virginia; Maryland; Washington, D.C. and other parts of the region as…
Colorado Cider and Beer Circus
Cider and beer sampling and cheese tasting festival at Copper Mountain Resort on August 25 and 26, 2017.
Global Cider Forum
Attend the Global Cider Forum on September 6 and 7 in Frankfurt, Germany, where over 100 producers and suppliers will come together to discuss all things cider-related and network with others in the industry.
Pour the Core Long Island
Pour the Core cider festival heads to Heckscher State Park in Long Island on September 30 from 12:30–4 p.m. Festival attendees will enjoy more than 75 locally produced and internationally sourced cider options, cider seminars, pay-as-you-go festival food and much more at this national cider tour event.
On October 7, 2017, Asheville, North Carolina will be the city host to this year's CiderFest NC. Guests will be able to sample cider offerings from cideries near and far, listen to live music, sample artisan cheeses and baked goods, purchase artisan vendor products and much more. Tickets are available for $15 for designated drivers, $33 for general admission and $50 for V.I.T. (Very Important Tasters), plus a small processing fee associated with each.
Cider & Perry Production Workshop
Cider and perry courses present an easy and effective way to boost your knowledge in the industry and pick up some handy tricks of the trade along the way. Washington State University will be offering a five-day cider and perry production workshop from October 9–13, filled with informative insight into the cider and perry production industries. The course will take place from 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. each day at the WSU Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon, Washington. The…
Hard Cider Brewing Workshop at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village
Learn how to brew hard cider by attending the hard cider brewing workshop event at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village. The course will be led by Noah Fralich of Norumbega Cidery, who will take participants through the entire hard cider making process, from choosing the right fruit to the finished cider product. The event unfolds from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. on October 14. The cost is $90 for The Friends of the Shakers members and $95 for non-members. The price includes instruction, tools, supplies…
Pour the Core: Philly
Join other cider lovers at the 5th Annual Pour the Core: Philly on October 21 at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. More than 100 ciders will be available for sampling throughout the day. Food truck vendors will also be on hand with an array of culinary items available for purchase. Cider-centric activities are planned! The cost is $45 (plus tax/fees) per person when tickets are purchased in advance, $65 when purchased at the door (should tickets still remain). A…
Rock the Core Cider Festival
Cider, beer and live music will all receive their time in the spotlight on October 28 at the Rock the Core Cider Festival. The October 28 festival will unfold at Yards Park, where guests will enjoy sampling choices from more than 100 ciders and craft beers options. In addition to plentiful drink options, attendees will have access to DC-area food trucks and artisans throughout the day as they listen to the sounds of live entertainment. Tickets are $50–$75 per person and can…