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Cider production course launches in Ontario

Posted: February 12, 2017

St Catharines – Brock University has announced a new 5-day cider and perry production course, designed by The Cider Institue of North America, is coming to its St Catharines campus this April 2017. Part of Brock’s Cool... Read More


Winners announced for 2016 US Open Cider Championship

Posted: November 14, 2016

Oxford, OH – Results from the first annual US Open Cider Championship have been announced for 2016, comprised of over 160 cider entries in 15 categories from California to the United Kingdom. Five Ontario cider makers medalled inclduding... Read More


Winners announced for 2016 Ontario Cider Awards

Posted: November 11, 2016

Toronto – Winners for the second annual Ontario Cider Award were announced Thursdayy November 10, 2016 at the Royal Winter Fair. TRADITIONAL APPLE – SANCTIONED JUDGING Gold: Thornbury Village Craft Cider – Thornbury Premium Apple Cider... Read More


Georgian Hills launches Ardiel Cider House line

Posted: October 23, 2016

Blue Mountains – Georgian Hills Vineyards this week introduced its new Ardiel Cider House brand with the launch of two new ciders. Named for John Ardiel, co-owner of Georgian Hills Vineyards and local apple grower, the new... Read More


Pommies announces Craft Cider Holiday Gift Pack

Posted: October 3, 2016

Caledon – Pommies Cider Co. today introduced its upcoming Craft Cider Holiday Gift Pack – a special edition cider and glassware set coming to the LCBO this Christmas season. Each pack contains two 473ml cans each... Read More


Ontario Craft Cider Pack returns to LCBO

Posted: August 10, 2016

Toronto – The Ontario Craft Cider Association’s seasonal Craft Cider Pack returns to the LCBO this month with a variety of six 473ml cans including: Spirit Tree Draught Cider (Caledon) Forbidden Artisanal Cider (Annan) Ironwood Hard... Read More


The Sweetness Scale for Ontario ciders 2016

Posted: July 5, 2016

View the updated 2018 version here. Ontario’s craft cider producers run the full sweetness spectrum from dry to sweet – For those starting out on their cider exploration or looking for something new to experience, this... Read More


Collective Arts branches into cider

Posted: June 24, 2016

Hamilton – Collective Arts Brewing Co. today announced the release of two new craft ciders, joining their beer lineup. Jeff Tkachuk, a partner of Collective Arts Brewing states, “we are excited to add these two craft ciders... Read More


Cider now on sale in Ontario grocery stores

Posted: June 24, 2016

Ontario – Following its recommendation in February 2016, Ontario-produced cider is now available for sale at up to 60 eligible grocery stores across the province. “This is a huge day for Ontario Craft Cider producers as we... Read More


West Avenue Cider releases Big Mac

Posted: June 21, 2016

Hamilton – West Avenue Cider Co. has released its new Big Mac single-varietal cider based off the Mcintosh apple. Fermented for several months to 5.8% with wild yeast, Big Mac is touted as being dry with a... Read More


Ontario cider hits hard at 2016 Canadian Brewing Awards

Posted: May 29, 2016

Vancouver – In its second year judging Canadian cider, the Canadian Brewing Awards announced winners for cider categories at its awards gala hosted in Vancouver, BC on Saturday May 28, 2016. Winners: New World Cider Gold: Twin Pines Orchard & Cider... Read More

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