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The rapid rise of craft cider in Ontario, and one grocery giant’s bold commitment


While the rise in popularity of craft cider in Ontario has been something to behold, the speed at which they wrangled their way into grocery stores has been nothing short of miraculous. Continue reading

Flood gates open for Ontario craft cider; Niagara’s Tawse winery joins the party


With recent good news arriving for Ontario’s craft cider producers, get ready to fill your boots with a plethora of hard apple ciders in myriad styles from all corners of the province. Continue reading

At long last, good news for Ontario craft cider producers: Coming to a grocery store near you soon

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Ontario craft ciders are about to enjoy their moment in the sun as part of the province’s upcoming announcement to allow wine sales in grocery stores as early as this fall. Continue reading

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


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

Ontario craft cider makers take over Toronto taps and prove conclusively: This is not your Grandma’s apple cider. Plus new Vintages releases


One was black as the night with a foamy crown for good measure. Another was beet red. Some had fizz while others were amber-gold and sparkled under the bar lighting. Many glowed in various shades of red while others were perfectly golden. Continue reading

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