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Spring Break Cider Road Trip: Part 3

During the third (and final) part of our spring break trip we drove up the Leelanu peninsula and visited several wineries and cideries including 45 North, Black Star Farms,  Tandem Ciders, Brengman Brothers, and Chateau de Leelanau. 45 North Winery is located on the 45th parallel north – often called the halfway point between the Equator and the North Pole. The winery, which was established …

Cider Summit SF – The Region’s Largest Cider Tasting Festival

The 3rd annual Cider Summit San Fransisco will be held April 23, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Civil War Parade Ground in the Presidio, adjacent to the Main Post.  Cider Summit SF, put on by SBS Imports and the Seattle Beer Collective, celebrates local, regional and international artisanal ciders and cidermakers. Cider Summit SF is presented by Whole Foods Market, along with supporting …

CiderCon 2016 – Portland

CiderCon is coming! In a few short months members of the United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) will convene in Portland on February 2 – 5 for CiderCON 2016, the annual meeting and conference for the nation’s cider industry. Conference sessions will focus on production, distribution, marketing and research, apple growing and sensory analysis. Over 800 attendees will represent …

Milwaukee Cider Fest

Milwaukee is a short(ish) drive from Chicago and we were super excited to hear about the Milwaukee Cider Fest that will be happening October 3 at Schlitz Park (1543 N. 2nd. Street) Milwaukee, WI from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM. VIP admission is also available and includes 1-hr Early Admission. Cider lovers will have unlimited sampling with more than 40 ciders to sample. Tickets – …