Now in its third year, The Northwest Cider Association’s seasonal tasting celebration, Cider Rite of Spring, returns to Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, March 19. The event runs from 12–5 p.m. at the Tiffany Center and features top cider makers, food, live music and a pop-up retail store that will allow attendees to bring home their favorite ciders.
The featured cider makers at the event will be Alter Ego Cider, Carlton Cyderworks, Finnriver Farm and Cidery, E.Z. Orchards, Portland Cider Company, Rogue Cider, Dragon’s Head Cider, Locust Cider, Neigel Vintners Cider, New West Cider, Spire Mountain Cider, Snowdrift Cider Company and ^5 Cider. Cideries will be added as the date approaches, so keep an eye on the event website for updates.
Cider Rite of Spring tickets are $30 at the door, $25 in advance and $20 for NWCA members.
The Tiffany Center is located at 1410 SW Morrison St. in Portland, Ore.; phone: (503) 222-0703.
- Feature photo: Alexandra Whitney Photography