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cider in Portland, Oregon

Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Portland, Oregon

By Alexsis Cassady / October 5, 2023 /

This cider guide was written for Cider Culture by contributor Alexsis Cassady, a Certified Pommelier based in Portland, Oregon, and the person behind the Cider Minded Instagram account and blog. Welcome to Portland! Ready to get your cider on? CiderCon 2024 is just around the corner, occurring from January 16-19, 2024. Whether this is the first…

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cider in the Finger Lakes

Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in the Finger Lakes Region of NY

By Meredith Collins / June 21, 2023 /

If you’re thinking about including cider in your vacation plans, there’s no better place to go than the Finger Lakes. The Finger Lakes, sometimes referred to as FLX, is a beautiful sprawling region within central New York, encompassing 11 glacial lakes that span from Conesus Lake in the west to the most famous three in…

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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…

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cider in Philadelphia

Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Philadelphia

By Emily Kovach / March 31, 2021 /

Philadelphia is a beer town. Or, perhaps it’s more accurate to say, it was a beer town. Now, this scrappy East Coast city that I’ve called home since 2004 is a beer town, a cider town, a wine town and a cocktail town. The tastes of locals, students and transplants have evolved and expanded over…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Chicago

By Malaika Tyson / March 4, 2021 /

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. The Chicago metropolitan area, also known as Chicagoland…

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cider in Charlottesville

Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Charlottesville, Virginia

By Shawndra Russell / February 4, 2020 /

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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The Northern Spy

Cider Travels: The Northern Spy Restaurant & Bottle Shop in Durham, NC

By Emily Kovach / November 5, 2019 /

There are so many reasons to travel: to experience new people and places, of course; to get out of your comfort zone and daily patterns; to commune with nature or immerse yourself in a totally different culture from the one you’re accustomed to. If you are a craft cider fan, you’ve got even more incentive…

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Cider Travels: Our Recap of Woodchuck’s Ciderstock 2018 in Middlebury, VT

By Emily Kovach / August 20, 2018 /

And, we’re back! After an awesome weekend in Vermont, we’re happily back in Pennsylvania and ready for the week. Our founder and leader, Mary Bigham, attended Ciderstock 2018 at Woodchuck Cider in Middlebury, VT and had a rad time! Here are some of her takeaways from the experience: “This annual tradition really wakes up the sleepy…

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Ciderstock 2018

Cider Travels: We’re in Vermont This Weekend!

By Emily Kovach / August 16, 2018 /

There’s nothing quite like a good summer road trip, so we’ve packed our bags and made the haul from Pennsylvania to Vermont! Our primary motivation is Ciderstock 2018 (the 5th annual!) hosted by Woodchuck Cider in Middlebury. It’s happening this Saturday, August, 18 from 2–10 p.m. We are so stoked to hang at this epic festival with…

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Alaska Railroad

Cider Travels: Drinking Cider Aboard the Alaska Railroad

By Emily Kovach / July 25, 2018 /

Where’s the most epic place you’ve ever enjoyed a cider? We’ll bet even your top contender isn’t quite as wild as sipping a cider aboard a giant train on a mountainside in Alaska … are we right? Time to pull out your bucket list because here’s something new to add to it: Aboard the Alaska…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Charlotte, North Carolina

By Shawndra Russell / January 3, 2018 /

As the second-largest city in the Southeast, and as a long-standing banking hub and emerging technology hotspot, Charlotte is a bustling, modern metropolis that encapsulates the New South and attracts people from all over the world. This eclectic diversity has made Charlotte one of the hottest food cities in the U.S., ranking above other Southern…

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Cider in Asheville

Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Asheville, North Carolina

By Shawndra Russell / November 13, 2017 /

Can a strong cider scene grow in a Beer City? In Asheville, the answer is undoubtedly a yes. Since 2013, a number of cideries have opened here in part thanks to the abundance of apple orchards in neighboring Henderson County. A new cider-dedicated taproom, Treerock Social, is slated to open later this year in South…

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