Connecting hard cider fans with the local cider they love.

Upcoming Events

Sun, Oct 1, 2023 — Tue, Oct 31, 2023

National Cider Month

National Cider Month is a month-long celebration dedicated to illuminating the artistry of cider makers. From the dedicated apple growers to the innovative cideries, this yearly celebration provides the platform to admire the craftsmanship poured into the creation of hard cider. Craft cideries, with their creativity and innovation, elevate the cider industry. National Cider Month honors... Read more »

Sun, Oct 1, 2023, 2:00 PM — 6:00 PM

Western Cider’s Harvest Party and Apple Pressing Competition

Western Cider’s HARVEST PARTY and 6 YEAR ANNIVERSARY will be a sweet time with FREE FOOD, team cider pressing competition, music, a special cider release, and general hootin’ and hollerin’! 2 – 6PM: FREE FRITO PIES (while l supplies last) 2-4PM: Music by The Timber Rattlers 4-6PM: CRANK – Apple Press Competition Think you’ve got... Read more »

Sat, Oct 7, 2023, 1:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Vashon Island CiderFest

Join us on Saturday October 7th, 2023 for CiderFest, when the Vashon community celebrates of all things cider! The day will be filled with fun events, exhibits and treats for all ages. Cider has deep roots in American history. In colonial times, hard cider was by far the most popular alcoholic beverage, far more than... Read more »


Formed in 2010, the Northwest Cider Association brings cideries and cider lovers together to share knowledge, experience and live the Northwest cider culture.

We are a trade organization formed by cider producers throughout the Pacific Northwest to promote awareness of regional artisanal ciders. You’ll find member cideries and orchards in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho and Canada. Memberships and sponsorships are also available to individual cider fans, as well as retail shops, restaurants, beverage distributors, supporting industries, apple growers, and aspiring makers of cider and perry.

Join your colleagues and be part of the cider revolution today! Join the NW Cider Association here.

About NW Cider

About NW Cider

People: A Passionate Community

We are a passionate community of cidermakers dedicated to quality cider tradition and to pushing boundaries of what cider can be. We bring qualities of our region – boldness, innovation, integrity, and a spirit of collaboration – to every glass we make. Meet our makers!

Place: The world’s best, and most diverse, apple growing region.

The dynamic and dramatic landscape of the Pacific Northwest is also the world’s best apple growing region. Awe inspiring abundance is our home. Our ciders epitomize the diverse landscape, quality ingredients, fertile soils, and clean water of the place we call home.

Passion: We Pursue Cider Excellence

Inspired by our surroundings, local ingredients, and cider craft, we are passionate about transforming the bounty of the Pacific Northwest into the best expression of what a cider can be. We are driven to make the best, most authentic, most creative, and most genuine ciders.

“The vibrancy of our local cider scene would not be as it is if not for the tremendous efforts of the association.” Dave Watkins, Fruitsmart Inc.

Join the Northwest’s Cider Revolution here!