Northwest Cider Association Cider Map

The Northwest Cider Association has created a uniquely interactive and thorough online map to navigate all of your favorite Northwest cideries, throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. This interactive map allows for you to filter cideries based on location, open hours, available tours, and more while creating your own personal itinerary. We always […]

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Slopeswell Celebrates Heights

In July, we introduced cans to our Slopeswell family for the first time. We decided to package our Heights cider in cans for two reasons: 1. It’s a semi-dry, easy-drinking cider that we think stays true to our brand as a dry, old world take on modern cider that sips beautifully in a can and […]

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Slopeswell Brings Home the Bronze

The Slopeswell Cider gang has brought home a bronze medal for Homestead from the 2019 Portland International Cider Cup! This unique, wild-fermented cider, made with single-varietal Jonagold apples from Upper Valley Farms in Parkdale, Oregon, was the only medal winner in the Wild/Non-Sac category. The cider is on tap at our cidery for Oregon Cider […]

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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 LGBTQAI+ 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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