Cider Events

Summer Cider Day—Port Townsend, WA—August 9

Summer Cider Day—Port Townsend, WA—August 9

The Northwest Cider Association is sponsoring a Port Townsend, Washington SUMMER CIDER DAY on Saturday, August 9. More than 20 cideries from the Pacific Northwest pouring more than 50 ciders will be on hand. One of the real benefits of this particular cider event is the news that a good number of the ciders being… Read more »

Oregon Cider Week Presents Opportunities

Oregon Cider Week Presents Opportunities

Beginning June 20th and highlighted by the Portland Cider Summit tasting June 20-21 is the third annual Oregon Cider Week, the celebration of all things cider in the Pacific Northwest. Organized by the the Northwest Cider Association, the 10-Day series of events provides numerous opportunities not only to taste a huge array of ciders, but… Read more »

Needed Now: A Better Way to Categorize Cider

Needed Now: A Better Way to Categorize Cider

Wine, beer, spirits, cider. It will be assessed. It will be assessed in reviews, such as here at The Cider Journal. It will be assessed at peer review sites like RateBeer.com. And, it will be assessed at competitions, such as the recently completed Pacific Northwest Cider Awards. Consumers (and members of the trade) give different… Read more »

The Portland Cider Summit is Coming

The Portland Cider Summit is Coming

For full fledged hard ciderites and for those just now beginning to dabble in the drink the upcoming Portland Cider Summit is a required event. Some of the finest craft cider producers in the U.S. and from around the world will be pouring in Portland and the Summit offers the opportunity to taste a variety… Read more »

Wine vs Cider—An Exploration Beginning in Berkeley

My continued exploration of hard cider here at Fermentation is a bit of an experiment as much as it is a personal pursuit. What I wonder as I mix reviews and posts on Cider with my coverage of wine is the extent to which there is any interest in cider among the primarily hard-core wine… Read more »