Western Cider’s Community Apple Drive Seeks Missoula’s Backyard Bounty
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MISSOULA, Mont. – Last year, Western Cider Co. teamed up with The Great Bear Foundation to create a unique, community cider. For years, the foundation has run the Bears and Apples Program in attempt to keep bears from scavenging apples in Missoula’s urban areas.  Volunteer crews are organized to collect apples around the valley.

Veteran-Founded Julian Hard Cider Donates 100 Percent of Memorial Day Proceeds to Homeless Vets
Craft cidery’s Red, White and Blue campaign pairs cider with service all summer

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With military memorabilia blanketing the walls and “American to the Core” proudly displayed, Julian Hard Cider raised glasses of red, white and blue ciders to support Veterans Village of San Diego on Memorial Day.

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February 17, 2017
Media Release and A Special Invitation: Join us To Launch Canada’s Largest Craft Beer and Cider Region!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of the The Bay of Quinte Craft Association – Canada’s largest rural craft beer and cider region.

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Cider Association Launches Online Cider Certification Exam for Industry Professionals
Hard cider’s popularity has dramatically increased in the last several years, and now there is a way for food and alcohol industry professionals to prove their cider knowledge—the Cider Certification Program (CCP). The United States Association of Cider Makers has released CCP as an online exam that allows test takers to become CCP level one certified.

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Press Release: Finnriver Collaborates with Cider Summit on Saison Cider Release

Finnriver Farm and Cidery, producing premium craft cider on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state since 2008, is pleased to partner with the Cider Summit festivals to release a special collaboration cider in celebration of their annual cider tasting events.

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Dear Cider supporters:
Class is in session January 23rd for the first in our 4-course education series on ciders of the world. From cider basics to in depth looks at regional cider styles from classic cider regions. All classes will be held at the Cider Riot! Pub, 807 NE Couch St, Portland, Oregon 97232.
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5th Anniversary Cider Summit Chicago Set for February 11
Tickets now on sale for region’s largest cider tasting
December 5, 2016 – Cider Summit is pleased to announce that advance purchase tickets to attend Cider Summit Chicago are now on sale.  The fifth annual event will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2017 in two sessions – 11am-3pm & 4pm-8pm.  The festival will again be at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier.

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Pick Cider Campaign Highlights Cider As the Ultimate Beverage for Thanksgiving Dinner
Tasty, Lower Alcohol Alternative To Wine Pairs Nicely with Traditional Holiday Dinner Foods
PORTLAND, OR (November 14, 2016) – The United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) announced today its Pick Cider campaign that encourages consumers in a fun and engaging way to serve cider with their Thanksgiving holiday meal.

Tastings, tours, pairing and events promoting Montana-made hard cider commences Sept. 25, running until Oct. 1.
Join local cidermakers, orchardists and cider enthusiasts for the first annual Montana Cider Week September 25th through October 1st. The celebration kicks off Sunday with the Fork to Farm bicycle tour organized by BikeWalkBitterroot.org and MSU Extension.

Cider Summit has announced the final lineup of ciders and programming details for the area’s largest cider tasting festival taking place on September 9-10.  The South Lake Union Discovery Center Lawn will be transformed into a cider lover’s paradise, with over 180 ciders available, and an expanded selection of meads and cider cocktails as well.

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