Posts Tagged ‘Portland’

Six Days at CiderCON: An Insider’s Look

Last week I was one of about 1,200 attendants at CiderCON in Portland, Oregon. If you don’t know about CiderCON, it is an annual gathering of commercial cider makers. It’s an opportunity for cider makers to meet, share ideas, collaborate and effect positive changes in cider-making and cider-fruit production best practices, the cider market and…

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Save the Date: Cider Conference 2016 in Portland, Oregon (Feb. 2-6)

Cider Conference 2016 will convene in Portland, Oregon, from Monday, February 1, to Friday, February 5, and while registration is open, you’ll need to be a member of the United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) to attend. See the week’s exciting itinerary (subject to change) on the CiderCON Schedule Overview. The CiderCON Trade Show will be…

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Oregon Cidery to Discover: Rev. Nat’s Hard Cider

Nat West began juicing apples back in 2004 with a makeshift juice press he constructed with a 20-ton house jack and some old timbers. He produced 5 gallons of hard cider that year and continued with 15 gallons the next year and another 40 the following year. This led to a basement full of 500 gallons and a popularity increase…

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