The Northwest Cider Association & Pomme Boots Society present
Cider Rite of Spring
sponsored by Square Mile Cider Co.
Sat, Mar 25 at 12pm
The Northwest Cider Association’s Fourth Annual Cider Rite of Spring returns to Portland Saturday, March 25 with top cidermakers, a cider store and more.
Lauded as the “Best Northwest Cider Festival” by SIP Northwest in 2015, festivities take place from 12 – 6 p.m. at The Evergreen, 618 SE Alder St., Portland, Oregon.
Northwest cideries confirmed to date include: 2 Towns Cider House, Alter Ego Cider, Bauman's Cider, Cider Riot!, Dragon's Head Cider, Finnriver Farm & Cidery, Locust Cider, McMenamins Edgefield, Pear UP, New West Cider, Portland Cider Co., Red Tank Cider, Reverend Nat's Hard Cider, Schilling Cider, Snowdrift Cider Co., Swift Cider, Spire Mountain Cider, Square Mile Cider, Tieton Ciderworks, ^5 Cider, 1859 Cider Co., Bull Run Cider, Baird & Dewar, Elk Horn Cider, Runcible Cider Company, Seattle Cider Company, Steelhead Cider, Moulton Falls Winery & Cider House, Tumalo Cider Co., and Woodbox Cider.
Cideries will be added as the date approaches, keep an eye on www.nwcider.com for updates.
Special feature this year includes a private VIP lounge experience in the balcony space, with catering by Whole Foods Market and industry-leading cidermakers showcasing a VIP exclusive cider. Whole Foods will be providing cheese pairings specific to each special cider offering.
Wasabi Sushi will be onsite offering their delicious fare for sale, which includes gluten free and vegan options.
Special thanks to our sponsors this year: Square Mile Cider, FruitSmart, Valley Processing, Vinters Logistics and Portland Cider Co.