Visit Slopeswell for Pride

Many of you know that June is PRIDE month, and we are so fortunate to have our own organization celebrating and supporting pride right here in the Gorge. Join Columbia Gorge Pride Alliance for a weekend full of events at various Hood River locations to celebrate the LGBTQA+ community. On Saturday, June 29, visit us […]

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Cider Week at Slopeswell

It’s June and Oregon Cider Week is just around the corner! Oregon Cider Week, June 20-30, 2019, features events, releases, promotions, and specials at cideries around the state. In its eighth year, this 11-day event hosted by Northwest Cider Association boasts the state’s best creations from cidermakers to chefs. With our expanded summer hours, Slopeswell […]

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This is cider. There are no rules.

I think that probably the best thing about making cider is that it’s a landscape of exploration. Everything is new. Wine has all these expectations, there’s a whole culture around it–what it is, how to drink it, what’s appropriate, everything is already documented. You can’t really get into winemaking simply to have fun and try […]

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