Reverend Nat on Northwest Vine Time – 3/8/14

 The Rev himself, Nat West of Reverend Nat's Hard Cider

The Rev himself, Nat West of Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider

NW Vine Time 3/8/14

As the cider scene continues to explode across the Northwest, Brian stops in NE Portland to visit with industry leader Nat West, known as “Reverend Nat”, where the apple’s deepest purpose is revealed.

Part 1

Meet Nat West, the owner of Reverend Nat’s Cidery and Public Taproom, located in urban Northeast Portland.  Hear why the Northwest is the fastest growing cider region and why Portland is the number one cider market in the U.S.

Part 2

Cider’s popularity is on the rise and more apples are grown in the Northwest than anywhere else in the U.S. Learn about cidermaking and heirloom cider apple growing from Nat West at Reverend Nat’s Cidery and Public Taproom in the Rose Quarter of Portland.


Part 3

Taste through NW ciders made by Reverend Nat’s Cidery and Taproom in Portland.  In addition to apples, learn more about the ingredients used to create artistic and complex ciders and some of the flavors you might find.

Part 4

Cider is the fastest growing consumer product in any category in the US.  Nat West, owner of Reverend Nat’s Cidery and Taproom in Portland explains why the Northwest Cider Association membership has more than doubled in one year.


Northwest Vine Time

Northwest native, estate planning strategist and wine aficionado Brian Bushlach pops the cork with listeners in Seattle and across our region every Saturday afternoon. In it’s sixth year on the airwaves, Northwest Vine Time is the only show dedicated to Northwest wines and the faces & places behind them. Brian features top winemakers, restaurateurs and travel destinations throughout Washington and

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