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Cider Week Virginia

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Cider Week Virginia
November 18, 2013 9:00 am
November 18, 2013 9:00 pm

Cider Week Va logo imageCider Week Virginia. Join Virginia’s cideries during Cider Week, November 15-24, 2013. Cider Week will be celebrating and spreading the word on Virginia’s best handcrafted hard cider. Cider is fermented apple juice just as wine is fermented grape juice. The best cider, just like the best wine, is carefully crafted from fruit chosen for cider making. In colonial America, fermented cider was the drink of choice. Thomas Jefferson’s champagne-like cider, made with Hewe’s Crabapples, was his “table drink”. Throughout the 19th century, growing apples and crafting cider from cider apples was an integral part of every community. Many Virginia cidermakers now aim to revive the cider tradition by growing, or encouraging others to grow cider apples, and by crafting fine cider. For Event details visit: http://ciderweekva.com