Search Results: cider and food

ERIS Brewery and Cider House

Cidermaker Q & A: ERIS Brewery and Cider House 

By Malaika Tyson / March 10, 2022 /

[This article was originally published in November of 2020] Malaika Tyson is one half of the blogging duo Cider Soms, which was started as a way to introduce wine-lovers to the world of cider. Created along with her husband Sean, the “Soms” blog seeks to uncover and explain the complexities of ciders in a fun…

Read More

Three Ciders to Celebrate International Women’s Day

By Emily Kovach / March 8, 2022 /

International Women’s Day is March 8, 2022, part of the annual Women’s History Month throughout the month of March. While we love to celebrate female-identified folks in all walks of life, we are especially keen to raise a glass to the badass women — both the well-known ones, and those toiling in obscurity — across…

Read More

Finger Lakes Cider Boom Foremother: Autumn Stoscheck

By Peggy Haine / March 7, 2022 /

Our second POTUS, John Adams, is said to have downed a daily glug or two of hard cider with breakfast as preventive and curative. Thomas Jefferson, too, was a cider fan and swelled his fortunes by shipping cider apples to England. Ever practical, George Washington concentrated his wealth by distilling his cider down to brandy.…

Read More
Diane Flynt

Celebrating Leaders in Cider: Diane Flynt

By Emily Kovach / March 1, 2022 /

There is an annual award given out by the board of the American Cider Association at CiderCon each year: the Award for Significant Contribution to the Cider Industry. This honor is bestowed upon leaders in the US cider world; past winners include Mike Beck of Uncle John’s Cider Mill in 2021; cider writer Darlene Hayes…

Read More
CiderCon 2022

Virginia is for Cider Lovers: A Recap of CiderCon 2022

By Malaika Tyson / February 14, 2022 /

Malaika Tyson is one half of the blogging duo Cider Soms, which was started as a way to introduce wine-lovers to the world of cider. Created along with her husband Sean, the “Soms” blog seeks to uncover and explain the complexities of ciders in a fun way. Upon entering the opening session of CiderCon 2022,…

Read More
Valentine's Sweets and Cider

Cider Loves Food: Valentine’s Day Treats & Cider

By Meredith Collins / February 4, 2022 /

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day and whether you’re coupled up, ready to celebrate Galentine’s Day, or you’re more in the mood for some solo self-care, it’s time for dessert and cider. Though there’s no end to the number of available sweet treats for this holiday, I’m including recipes for homemade affairs. I always find that making…

Read More
Richmond Cider Days

Headed to CiderCon 2022? Don’t Miss Richmond Cider Days!

By Emily Kovach / January 27, 2022 /

If you’re planning to attend CiderCon 2022, you’re likely starting to plan an itinerary of fun things to do while you’re in Richmond (check out our Richmond Cider Travel guide here). Before you add one more thing to your Google calendar, take a look at the events offered at Richmond Cider Days, presented by VA…

Read More
outdoor cidery spaces

6 Rad Outdoor Cidery Spaces to Explore this Winter

By Emily Kovach / January 9, 2022 /

Feeling a little stir crazy? Every winter brings with it a housebound lifestyle, especially in northern locales. But this winter, with the COVID-19 pandemic still raging, hibernation mode kinda feels like it won’t ever end. The urge for a change of scenery can be strong, even if the weather isn’t especially accommodating to spending time…

Read More
Non-Alcoholic Craft Ciders

Why Aren’t There More Non-Alcoholic Craft Ciders?

By Emily Kovach / January 6, 2022 /

Have you noticed how not drinking is trending? Maybe it’s the influence of so-called Instagram wellness, or just the fact that brands are coming out with such beautiful, carefully crafted zero-proof products that it’s actually an appealing option. Over the past few years, we’ve seen the rise of mocktail culture, the launch of 0% ABV…

Read More
still cider

Still Cider 101

By Emily Kovach / December 14, 2021 /

For many cider drinkers, fizzy effervescence is one of the hallmarks of craft cider. The carbonation, plus the lift of the acidity and the pop of fruity sweetness, are what makes cider such a knockout with food. The sparkle in the glass feels festive and celebratory, and makes cider so much fun to sip on…

Read More
downtown Richmond, Virginia

Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Richmond, Virginia

By Emily Kovach / November 29, 2021 /

As you may know by now, CiderCon 2022 is happening on February 1 to 4 in Richmond, Virginia — it will be here before we know it! We hope you’re as excited as we are for this chance to immerse yourself in the industry, learn new things and to mix it up with other cider…

Read More