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Seattle Cider Summit Welcomes Back Festival Goers this September

The annual Cider Summit Seattle, the region’s largest hard cider tasting festival, is back after a pause for the pandemic! Cider Summit Seattle will take place Friday, September 9 from 3 – 8 p.m. (VIP session at 2 p.m.) and Saturday, September 10 from noon – 5 p.m. at Lake Union Park @ MOHAI, 860 […]

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Today’s Cider News

THC drink to be released by Minneapolis Cider Company(July 19) – Minneapolis Cider Company is rolling out a drink called “Trail Magic.” According to the business, the drink is made with non-alcoholic cider mixed with 3 milligrams of Delta 9 THC. It will also come in two different flavors — pineapple and mixed berry. Complete […]

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10th Cider Summit Portland returns June 10 & 11

PORTLAND, Oregon – Cider Summit Portland, the area’s largest cider tasting festival, will be held in Portland on June 10 and Jun 11 at The Fields Park, 1099 NW Overton St. in Portland’s Pearl District. This year, Cider Summit returns to an in-person celebration in Portland after two years of virtual events. Attendees will enjoy […]

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2 Towns Releases ‘Bigger, Badder, Bolder’ Sequel to The Bad Apple

CORVALLIS, Oregon – 2 Towns Ciderhouse is back and badder than ever with its newly released Super Bad Apple, a flagship line expansion of its ever-popular imperial-style cider, The Bad Apple. Available in stores now, Super Bad Apple is crafted with massive notes of fresh-pressed apple cider and just the right touch of sweetness that balances out […]

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Schilling Cider Team Launches Vida Maté, a Healthier, Caffeinated Yerba Maté Crafted in the Pacific Northwest

Portland, Oregon & Seattle, Washington –The team behind Schilling Cider, the leading cider producer in the Pacific Northwest, today announced the launch of Vida Maté, a new line of low-calorie, non-alcoholic yerba maté beverages that seek to transform the caffeine experience. Crafted to elevate the traditional South American “super beverage” with the craft quality of […]

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Portland Cider Co. Heads East with Launch of Colorado Distribution

CLACKAMAS, Oregon – Portland Cider Co. has expanded its distribution footprint to include the state of Colorado through a partnership with Eagle Rock Distributing. Colorado makes the fifth state where Portland Cider is available, joining Oregon, Washington, Northern Idaho, and Northern California. Effective immediately, craft cider fans throughout Colorado will be able to enjoy Portland […]

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Austin Eastciders Launches Limited Release Passion Fruit Cider

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas cidery and flavor-forward innovator Austin Eastciders is excited to announce their latest innovation: Passion Fruit Cider! Developed as a fan-favorite in the brand’s tasting rooms, the new flavor takes Austin Eastciders’ premier seasonal slot for the summer, replacing smash hit Watermelon. Dave Rule, SVP Marketing at Austin Eastciders said, “we have […]

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Stem Ciders Releases Leaves and Carrot Ginger Turmeric as Two New Botanical Ciders

DENVER, Colorado – As an ingredient-first cidery, Stem Ciders continuously draws inspiration from the fresh, all-natural fruits, plants, herbs, and spices available from our own gardens and kitchen pantries. Such is the case with Stem Ciders’ newest upcoming Botanical cider releases, Leaves and Carrot Ginger Turmeric. Both of these new cider entries ring in at […]

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2022 Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest Returns on April 30th

(HOOD RIVER, Ore.) — Cider enthusiasts will be ‘hard-pressed’ to find a better cause for celebration than Hood River’s Hard-Pressed Cider Fest, which returns for its seventh year on Saturday, April 30. Following two years of pandemic-related postponements, Cider Fest’s return will bring seasoned and novice cider sippers together for a chance to sample cider […]

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Broski Ciderworks Is the 2021 US Cider Open Grand National Champion

POMPANO BEACH, Florida – Broski Ciderworks, South Florida’s Premier Craft Cidery, is proud to announce the results of this year’s U.S. Open Cider Championship. In the eighth annual global Championship, cideries and wineries from Hawaii to Sweden entered over 270 ciders representing 25 different cider styles. The final round of judging was held in Buffalo, New […]

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Stormalong Cider Releases ‘White Mountain Magic’ Winter Seasonal Unfiltered Cider

SHERBORN, Massachusetts – Stormalong Cider, a Massachusetts-based cidery, announced the release of a new winter seasonal unfiltered cider, White Mountain Magic, made with a blend of spices and a hint of New Hampshire Maple Syrup. For this release, Stormalong sourced local New Hampshire apples from Lull Farm in Hollis, NH and Alyson’s Orchard in Walpole, […]

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Buskey Cider Releases New 2021 Heritage Blend Cider

RICHMOND, Virginia – Buskey Cider release 2021 Buskey Heritage Blend Cider last December. Complex, tannic, and bursting with flavor the 2021 Buskey Heritage Blend Cider is an off-dry premium cider that celebrates the rich Virginian apple tradition with a blend of Harrison, Winesap, and Gold Rush apples. “Every year when we release our new heritage […]

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Longtime Portland Cider Favorite, English Pub Cider Is Now Available in Cans

CLACKAMAS, Oregon– A fan and crew favorite at Portland Cider Co. has made the leap from tap to cans, and is now available for cider fans throughout the Western states to enjoy. The company’s English Pub Cider has been a taproom exclusive for the past five years, and is now available in 19.2 oz “Proper […]

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U.S. Open Cider Championship Announces Medal Winners and Co-Grand National Champions

Oxford, Ohio (November 22) In the eighth annual U.S. Open Cider and Kombucha Championships, cideries,  wineries, and brewers from Hawaii to Sweden entered over 270 entries representing 25 different cider styles and 4 different kombucha styles. The final round of judging was held at the U.S. Open Event Center in Oxford, Ohio. Judging in the […]

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Vintage Wine Estates Acquires ACE Cider

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada – Vintage Wine Estates, one of the fastest-growing wine producers in the U.S. with an industry leading direct-to-customer platform, today announced the acquisition of ACE Cider, The California Cider Company, which is expected to close November 16, 2021. The first family-owned cider company in the U.S. and among the fastest growing craft […]

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Golden State Cider Opens Shipping of Core Products to 36 New States

SONOMA COUNTY, California – Golden State Cider, the iconic Sonoma County cider brand making 100% fresh-pressed, apple-driven dry ciders (that are also vegan friendly and gluten free), is excited to announce the that they will soon be expanding shipping of their Core Ciders (Mighty Dry, Jamaica, Gingergrass, Mellow Green and Brut) to 36 additional states. […]

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Woodchuck Hard Cider Celebrates 30th Anniversary

MIDDLEBURY, Vermont – Woodchuck Hard Cider, the brand that started the American cider revolution in 1991, celebrates its 30th anniversary this Fall. To mark the momentous occasion, the brand has unveiled a variety of initiatives. Woodchuck is pleased to announce that it has brought back several ‘Fan Favorite’ ciders from the last 30 years, all […]

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Artisanal Imports Partners with Westons Cider for Stowford Press Apple Cider

Austin, Texas – Artisanal Imports is excited to announce that it has partnered with Westons Cider located in Herefordshire, United Kingdom to be the exclusive U.S. importer for its acclaimed Stowford Press Apple Cider. Distributor orders for on- and off-premise retailers are actively being managed and fulfilled by Artisanal Imports. Stowford Press Apple Cider is […]

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Portland Cider Co. Releases Sixth Annual PDX Community Cider, Anticipates Raising Over $13,500

CLACKAMAS, Oregon – Since mid-August, Portland Cider Company has collected a record-breaking 41,000 lbs of donated backyard fruit from neighbors throughout the Portland Metro Area. The donations were sorted, washed and pressed, and now the fruits of their labor are available for all to drink in the form of PDX Community Cider. The cider, made […]

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Buskey Cider Releases Sherry Barrel Aged Cider, Over a Year in the Making

RICHMOND, Virginia – Buskey Cider today is releasing Buskey Sherry Barrel Aged Cider. It will be available on draft and in 500ML bottles in the Richmond and Cape Charles tasting rooms and for delivery in Richmond and surrounding suburbs, NoVA, and Hampton Roads. This cider is made with a premium blend of Virginia apples (Ashmead’s […]