Posts Tagged ‘Washington’

WSU Cider & Perry Production Course – A Foundation

This five-day course at WSU Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center, in the state of Washington, will take place October 8 through October 12 and provide students with expert knowledge of cider and perry principles and practices. The curriculum is taught by WSU fermentation specialist, Bri Ewing, and includes information regarding cider culture, production, science…

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Cider Swig at the Greater Peninsula Cider Festival in Washington State

The Cider Swig returns on Saturday, September 29, from 12 to 5 p.m., in Gig Harbor, Washington, with dozens of regional ciders to sip, live music and entertainment on two stages, the 3rd annual “Battle of the Apple Pie” Contest, apple launching, award-winning delectable “curbside cuisine” by area chefs, restaurants and food trucks, the Apple…

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Cider Swig 3rd-Annual Cider Makers Dinner in Washington State

Meet the makers! The Cider Makers Dinner returns for 2018 on Thursday, September 27, at 6 p.m., with an amazing local culinary team, delicious ciders, and serene views of the vineyard at Olalla Winery. This year’s dinner will feature epicurean works by Laura Smythe of Le Garmache and regional cidermakers in a special blend of…

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Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival in Eastsound, Washington

Join cider-lovers on Orcas Island for the 8th Annual Cider & Mead Festival on Saturday, July 28. The event is a benefit for Orcas Island Children’s House. Cider and mead producers from the Pacific Northwest and Canada will flock to beautiful Orcas Island, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Eastsound Village Green will be…

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Orcas Island Cider and Mead Festival in Eastsound, Washington

The 7th Annual Orcas Island Cider and Mead Festival will be held on July 22 at the Village Green in Eastsound, Washington, to benefit Orcas Island Children’s House. Festival attendees will enjoy a day of cider and mead sampling from more than 20 cideries from the Pacific Northwest and Canada, tasty food options on a pay-as-you-go basis, live entertainment…

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Cideries of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley

A few hours drive east of Vancouver, B.C., or six hours northeast of Seattle, is a gem of a cider region known as the Okanagan Valley. It may seem a long trip, but adventurers will be rewarded in the summer months with a trip back in time to laid-back orchards and mellow ciders that perfectly…

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Cider Region to Explore: Port Townsend, Washington

David Volk of USA Today recently visited the Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula in search of cider. Looking back on his trip, Volk had an interesting comparison to California’s famous wine country: “I’m not sure what Napa Valley felt like in the days before the world really discovered California wines, but I’m pretty sure it’s close to the…

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