Connecting hard cider fans with the local cider they love.

Upcoming Events

Sat, Mar 7, 2020, 9:00 AM — 1:00 PM

2020 Washington Mead & Cider Cup Homebrew Competition

The 2020 Washington Mead & Cider Cup is an amateur mead & cider only homebrew competition. Entries will be judged on their BJCP 2015 Category M and Category C sub-styles. Entry registration starts in January. Entries are Judged on March 7th, 2020 at Soundbite Cider in Everett, WA. More details can be found on the... Read more »

Tue, Mar 10, 2020, 8:00 AM — 6:00 PM

Northwest Cider Symposium 2020

The Northwest Cider Association invites you to our first annual NW Cider Symposium on March 10th, 2020 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. An event for Northwesterners passionate about making cider. Learn. Ask. Connect. Grow. Register Now Expect education tracks for orchardists, marketers, cidermakers, and executives covering the hottest topics for our region. Industry experts... Read more »

Sat, Apr 11, 2020, 12:00 PM — 6:00 PM

Cider Rite of Spring

Cider Rite of Spring is a celebration of the blossoming Northwest Cider industry— an annual cider tasting event welcoming the return of spring, featuring over 100 unique ciders served by over 30 different cidermakers and cidery representatives in beautifully renovated historic event space, the Leftbank Annex in NE Portland. The Rite of Spring will be... 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 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 Assocation 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.

Join the Northwest’s Cider Revolution here!