5th Annual Stone Fence Cider Cocktail

On January 20, Virtue Cider is hosting their 5th Annual Stone Fence Competition & Mitten Drive at Big Star (Wrigleyville) The Stone Fence Cocktail Competition brings together 10 of Chicago’s top bartenders to compete with their take on a traditional American cider-based cocktail, the Stone Fence – which is traditionally a blend of bourbon or rum and hard cider.  The event will be held: …

Thanksgiving Cider Parings

Cider is a great alternative to wine for your Thanksgiving table. Considering the cider traditions of the US and the resurgence of the beverage Pick(ing) Cider will be sure to impress your guests. To help navigate the world of ciders, we’ve compiled a list to help you choose the perfect Thanksgiving cider pairings for your holiday feast. Appetizers Sparkling Ciders/Perry Tieton Sparkling Perry Prima …

CiderFest 2018

Join me and Sean on October 20 for CiderFest 2018 at Taste Food and Wine (1506 W Jarvis Ave, Chicago). Sample 40 different ciders from Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Oregon, France, and Spain. The $20 ticket price includes a souvenir glass and a cider-based dessert. Limited tickets available so don’t wait to buy tickets at Taste Food and Wine or online.