Government shutdown crimps cider maker’s planning(January 15) – One result of the federal shutdown is the temporary shuttering of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which has the responsibility of regulation of alcohol products. For local winemakers and other producers of alcoholic products, like Talbott Farms’ hard cider production company, Talbott’s Cider, the […]

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CLACKAMAS, Oregon – Portland Cider Company will release its Concord Grape seasonal cider in 22-oz. bottles and draft this Thursday, Jan. 17. A blend of 100 percent Northwest apple cider and freshly-pressed Northwest Concord grapes, this royal purpled-colored cider is the crowning jewel of Portland Cider’s seasonal releases. Portland Cider Co. will celebrate the release […]

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FENNVILLE, Michigan — Virtue Cider has launched Mezzo Spritz, a classic Italian cocktail with an American twist. This low-ABV beverage is made with cider, sparkling water, and botanicals. The brand will stand separate from Virtue, as a standalone line of cider-based spritz beverages, beginning with Mezzo Spritz Blood Orange. The idea for Mezzo Spritz comes […]

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