What is cider? Hard cider? Sweet cider? Is it made around the world? Learn a little bit about the history of cider and the current USA cider comeback!
Many of the distinctive ciders produced here are pressed fresh from apples grown in small orchards, steeped in the rich glacial soils of the Finger Lakes.
Over a dozen artisan producers have come together to bring you Finger Lakes Cider Week. Please visit their web sites and seek out their stellar ciders.
Cider tasting is like wine tasting. The complex flavors of a fine cider reflect the local terroir and apple varieties, and there are many factors to notice as the full flavor is revealed.
Download our trade education booklet, created to help retailers, wholesalers, and cider aficionados promote understanding of FLX ciders.
Download our guide to pairing ciders with cheeses from the FLX region. Pairings can heighten shared characteristics or reveal differences.