Castle Hill Cider Partners with Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

We’ve always admired how community-minded so many craft cideries are, and we are not at all surprised to see so many of the brands we love kicking it into overdrive amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most recent bits of good news we’ve heard is about Castle Hill Cider in Virginia creating a new…

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Collabo to Know: Hale & True x Kurant Cider Hop Together

Philly will enjoy its first collaboration between two homegrown urban cideries: Hop Together, a strawberry hopped cider made by Hale & True Cider Co. and Kurant Cider. This cider, born of friendship and cooperation, is set to be released on Saturday, March 7. Hale & True owners Risa and Kerry McKenzie and Kurant owners Mike…

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Northeastern Cider Conference in Albany, NY

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATION AT THE HILTON ALBANY TODAY USING GROUP CODE “1NCC.” TRADE SHOW AND SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION March 24 – 26, 2020 REGISTRATION The general registration fee is $210. LOCATION AND LODGING The conference will take place in Albany, NY, a location central to northeastern cider…

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Northeastern Cider Conference in Albany, NY

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATION AT THE HILTON ALBANY TODAY USING GROUP CODE “1NCC.” TRADE SHOW AND SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION March 24 – 26, 2020 Intended to meet the unique regional needs of the cider community in the Northeastern states, this conference will provide the opportunity to build your…

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Swift Cider Celebrates Taproom Grand Opening in Portland, OR

Swift Cider started out in 2015, producing farm-fresh, small-batch cider in Portland, Oregon. In the years that followed, the brand grew into a regionally distributed cider brand that is available in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Named after Chapman’s Swift, a species of bird known for its playful nature and tendency to swoop through the skies…

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Son of Man: An Oregonian Homage to Spanish Cider

Wild, unexpected, untamed, complex … these are just a few of the words we’ve heard people use to describe Son of Man‘s Sagardo cider. Funnily enough, it’s the same palate-electrifying, head-scratching experience that this Oregon-based cidery’s founder, Jasper Smith, had when he first tried Basque cider, a moment that would change the course of his…

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6 Solar-Powered Cideries

At its core, cider is an agricultural product. Without healthy land and productive orchards, this beverage that we love so much isn’t a possibility. Whether a cider maker is growing their own fruit or sourcing from nearby farms, they understand as well as anyone who is making a living off fruits and vegetables, the true…

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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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