The Pacific Northwest Cider Awards Return To Seattle Cider Co. This Month – UPDATED


Back in 2014, I told you about the first annual Pacific Northwest Cider Awards (PNWCA), hosted at Seattle Cider Company‘s taproom: The Woods.  It was a great success and returned for its 2nd year in June 2015.  Now, here we are in June of 2016 and the PNWCA is returning for it’s third and biggest year yet.

“Growing every year, the Pacific Northwest Cider Awards has received more than 180 cider entries in 15 categories from 44 cideries found in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. PNWCA raises awareness for the unique ciders being produced throughout the region while offering an easy way for the public to explore the world of cider.”

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BC Cider Week Starts October 17th


With Washington Cider Week behind us, Washington State cider fans don’t have too many more events to look forward to until 2016.  However, there is one more cider celebrating coming up that wouldn’t be too difficult for someone from Washington to attend.  I’m speaking, of course, about BC Cider Week, which is set to kick off next Saturday, October 17th – presented by the Northwest Cider Association.

This is the inaugural year for BC Cider Week; an eight day craft cider celebration with cider tastings, tap takeovers and festivities taking place throughout British Columbia, Canada.

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