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Talia Haykin

Women Making Waves in the Cider World: Talia Haykin of Haykin Family Cider

By Malaika Tyson / March 30, 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. For Women’s History Month, I want to highlight…

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spring ciders

7 Ciders to Put You in a Springtime State-of-Mind

By Emily Kovach / March 22, 2022 /

Spring is in the air! And wow, are we ready for it. While, at first, we were grateful for winter’s chill and the many excuses it gave us to stay inside and make comfort-food snacks (hello, pretzels with cider cheese sauce) and sip warm winter ciders, now we crave sunshine! Short sleeves! Berries by the…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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