OCB Leaderboard

Browsing the "Cider" Category


Cider production course launches in Ontario

Published on February 12th, 2017 | by OBN Staff

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

Published on November 14th, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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

Published on November 11th, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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

Published on October 23rd, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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

Published on October 3rd, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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

Published on August 10th, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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

Published on July 5th, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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 scale maps some of Ontario’s most ... Read More


Collective Arts branches into cider

Published on June 24th, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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

Published on June 24th, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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

Published on May 29th, 2016 | by OBN Staff

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


Funding of $400,000 granted to Ontario cider makers

Published on May 27th, 2016 | by OBN Staff

Ontario – Up to $400,000 has been earmarked for Ontario cider producers, including $220,000 for the Ontario Craft Cider Association (OCCA), it was announced today as part of Growing Forward 2 – a federal-provincial-territorial plan. The ... Read More

Back to Top ↑