Cider Conference 2013 & First Cider Summit Chicago 2013

Chicago to host Cider Conference 2013 AND first Chicago Cider Summit.

Cider Conference 2013

“Cider Conference 2013 offers a mix of education and networking opportunities for commercial cider producers”
Where: Chicago, Illinois
When: February 7 & 8, 2013
See the full schedule here, list of sponsors here, and register here.
Registration open until January 30th.


Cider Summit Chicago 2013

When: Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 11am‐7pm
Where: Lakeview Terrace Room at Navy Pier.
“Cider Summit Expands to Chicago. Region’s Largest Cider Tasting Comes to Navy Pier. SBS Imports and the Seattle Beer Collective are pleased to announce the expansion of their successful Cider Summit festival to Chicago, IL. The inaugural Chicago event will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 11am‐7pm in the Lakeview Terrace Room at Navy Pier. The event will benefit The Great Lakes Cider & Perry Association, WBEZ Public Radio, and Heartland Alliance.”
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door, ticket details here.

Scheduled producers listed below:

See full list here to see complete list of ciders to be poured.

Aeppeltreow Winery – WI 
Angry Orchard Hard Cider – OH 
Aspall Cyders – England
Black Star Farms – MI
B. United International pouring: Dupont Cidre Bouche Brut – France, and Sarasola Basque Cider 
California Cider Company – CA
Cider House of Wisconsin  – WI 
Citizen Cider – VT 
Colorado Cider Company – CO 
Crispin/Fox Barrel Cider – CA 
Doc’s Draft – NY 
Eden Ice Cider Company – VT 
E.Z. Orchards Cidre – OR 
Farnum Hill Ciders – NH 
Julian Hard Cider – CA 
Orchard Gate – MI also pouring: Thistly Cross Cider – Scotland
Original Sin Cider – OR  
Prima Cider – IL 
Samuel Smith – England 
Shelton Brothers pouring:L’Hermitiere – France, Oliver’s – England, and Zeffer – New Zealand
Tieton Cider Works – WA 
Uncle John’s Fruit House Winery & Distillery – MI 
Vander Mill – MI 
Virtue Cider – MI 
Wandering Aengus Ciderworks – OR 
Woodchuck Hard Cider – VT

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