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Convention of American cider makers in Chicago Feb. 5-7 will draw 300

Cider Summit, a public tasting expo on Feb. 8 at Chicago’s Navy Pier, expected to draw up to 2,800 cider devotees. With hard cider’s popularity sweeping the nation, members of the year-old  United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM)  will gather … Continue reading

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Gov. Cuomo says MTA will expand Taste NY, offering beer, wine, and foods at Grand Central Terminal

The Metropolitan Transit Authority plans to add a Taste NY store in Grand Central Terminal, the Midtown Manhattan transportation, tourist and shopping hub.  The store will sell food and beverages produced in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced. Cuomo has … Continue reading

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Hard cider generates a buzz at LI fest

Cider, cider everywhere and every drop to drink. For cider aficionados and a host of newbies among the 2,000 participants at the 2nd annual Pour the Core cider festival on Oct. 9 at Peconic Bay Winery on Long Island’s North … Continue reading

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An English cider hobbyist turned pro, wins medals and now exports his wares

Award-winning Hogan’s Ciders, now available in the U.S., are produced in a small town in England’s West Midlands. They are the product of cider maker Allen Hogan, who produced homemade ciders for 25 years before turning pro. After 17 years … Continue reading

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Bipartisan legislation offers excise tax relief sought by U.S. hard cider makers

American producers of hard cider have been seeking to level the tax playing field with their competitors in the beer industry. Relief may be soon at hand. Congressmen from Portland, Ore., and New York’s Niagara region earlier this month introduced … Continue reading

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