Oregon Cider Week Kicks Off Thursday, June 16th

OREGON CIDER WEEK KICKS OFF THURSDAY, JUNE 16 WITH TASTINGS, TAP TAKEOVERS, AND MORE

Fifth annual event series designed to educate and celebrate all things cider around the state and beyond


PORTLAND – (May 9, 2016) – The Northwest Cider Association announces the fifth annual Oregon Cider Week, coming up June 16-26. This 10-day celebration invites everyone from cider makers to chefs to showcase Northwest cider in a variety of special events, featured menus, happy hours, tap takeovers and more.  This year Oregon Cider Week is also being celebrated in Japan, through the efforts of the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Oregon Cider Week’s largest event provides a chance to sample more than 150 selections from around the world at Cider Summit Portland on June 17-18, followed by a bevy of beverage bashes ranging from educational “how-to” workshops at OMSI to a cider bike tour around Portland. More details and a full list of events with more being added daily is available at www.nwcider.com.

About Northwest Cider Association:
Founded in 2010, the Northwest Cider Association (NWCA) brings cideries and cider lovers together to learn, experience and enjoy the Northwest cider culture. Representing more than 70 commercial cidermakers from throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia, the group is dedicated to supporting, promoting and growing this thriving industry. NWCA hosts cider-themed events including Cider Rite of Spring, Summer Cider Day, and Cider Weeks in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. For more information about the Northwest Cider Association, visit www.nwcider.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

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Media Contact:
Emily Ritchie
Executive Director
Emily@nwcider.com