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‘We did it, we finally did it:’ West Avenue Cider opens their doors to new retail facility at long last

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By Rick VanSickle

It is the culmination of dream, a seemingly impossible dream of owning a cidery and apple orchards in Ontario and throwing open the doors for the first time to paying customers. Continue reading

Ontario’s Revel Cider goes nuts for one-year anniversary (plus craft cider competition results)

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It doesn’t get any more grassroots or visceral than the craft cider industry in Ontario. The start-ups thrive on the fringes, working their asses off, taking no salary for a year or more, and pressing out one crazy concoction after another. Some work, some don’t, but they keep driving on. Continue reading

West Avenue’s Chris Haworth goes a little “wild” with new batch of Ontario craft ciders

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It has become somewhat of a routine: detour off the QEW at the Fruitland Road exit, wind around the twisty roads of East Hamilton and duck into the industrial park where Chris Haworth (and often others) are crushing apples, pumping juice, topping up oak barrels or otherwise concocting the next batch of something very special from the orchards of Ontario. Continue reading

Good things grow in Ontario: Inside the new digs of cider producer West Avenue Cider

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Deep inside the industrial labyrinth of East Hamilton, on the outer edges of Stoney Creek, a beautiful thing is fermenting inside a spacious warehouse now occupied by West Avenue Cider. Continue reading

How do ya like them apples? Cider Week 2014 set to rock Toronto’s downtown core June 2 to June 7 … you don’t want to miss this

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Look out, Toronto! Ontario’s craft cideries are about to take over the downtown core for six days and nights of discovery and revelry that just might open up some eyes and palates to this growing beverage trend that’s exploded on the drinks scene in the last couple of years. Continue reading

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