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The Best Places to Buy Craft Cider Online

The Best Places to Buy Craft Cider Online

In large part, access to craft cider remains very regional. That means, you are most likely to be able to purchase craft cider at retail that is produced nearby you or a state or two away. However, some very fine cideries are beginning to distribute their product more widely. More importantly for the consumers, there… Read more »

Addressing a Cider Apple Shortage: The Dr. Is On It

Addressing a Cider Apple Shortage: The Dr. Is On It

In a previous post I suggested some thoughts on how new apple trees might be planted in response to a shortage of cider apples. I suggested it will be the artisan cidermakers and orchardists that lead the way toward an understanding of how terroir impacts the cider apple. It turns out, however, that cidermakers (and… Read more »

Huge Growth in Hard Cider Leads to Apple Shortage

It may be a matter of simply not being able to recall specifics, but I cannot remember any time in the past 25 years when American winemaking was threatened by a significant lack of raw materials: grapes. Perhaps there was a time back in the 1990s when vineyards were being replanted due to phylloxera when… Read more »