50 States of Cider: Ciderland USA: Washington
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CIDERLAND USA: WASHINGTON
Includes Makers of Cider, Perry, Fruit Wines, Meads, and Ice Ciders.
Last updated February 17, 2013.
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CIDER MAKERS (14):
Port Townsend, WA
Dragon’s Head Cider
Vashon Island, WA
Eaglemount Wine and Cider
Port Townsend, WA
Finnriver Farm and Ciderhouse
Liberty Cider NEW twitter
Methow Valley Ciderhouse
Orondo Cider Works
Red Barn Cider
Mt. Vernon, WA
Rockridge Orchards and Cidery
Snowdrift Cider Co.
East Wenatchee, WA
Spire Mountain Hard Ciders Fish Brewing Company
Tieton Cider Works
Westcott Bay Cider
San Juan Island, WA
Whiskey Barrel Cider Company
STATE & REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:
Northwest Cider Association
The Northwest Cider Association is a trade organization formed by cider producers throughout the Pacific Northwest in order to promote awareness of regional artisanal ciders among the public.
Visit NWCA – By the Glass or By The Bottle – to find cider vendors in Washington State.
WASHINGTON APPLE & CIDER FACTS:
Washington is the No. 1 apple producing state in the USA.
Washington’s State Fruit is the apple.
Washington has 7 main apple production areas.
It’s believed the first apple seeds arrived at Fort Vancouver, in what is now Washington State, by traveling in a gentleman’s waistcoat pocket via a Hudson Bay Company sailing vessel in 1826 .
The fascinating history of Washington’s (still living) Oldest Apple Tree, complied by Robert J. Cromwell, Ph.D., Archaeologist with the National Parks Service and Fort Vancouver, can be read here.
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