With the area producing 25% of Ontario’s apples, we can truly say, “Cider Grows Here.” And now is your chance to taste them all during the First Annual Ciderfest! Eleven days of cider pairings, special events, tours and local menu features taking you from Duntroon to Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Beaver Valley, Thornbury and Meaford.
The $25 Passport is your ticket to taste, and a chance at great prizes!
Your passport includes tastings and pairings at Coffin Ridge, The Cheese Gallery (featuring the Great Canadian Cider Company), Beaver Valley Cidery, Georgian Hills Vineyard (featuring Ardiel Cider House), Thornbury Village Cider House and Duntroon Cyder House. Get your passport stamped at 4 or more stops and enter to win great prizes including $300 in gift cards for local cider houses.
Travel beyond the passport stops to delicious and entertaining special events.
From great music and cidery tours, to farm BBQs, boat cruises, a patio party and a special Picollo Pranzo dinner special with Reinhart’s Cider at Azzurra every night of the festival, Ciderfest special events are sure to please the palette while enjoying very unique locations in the region.
Hop on the Bus!
Let someone else do the driving. The Beer Bus and Summerbound Tours will be taking festivalgoers on 9 different tours, visiting 4 passport stops from June 7 – 17, including Father’s Day. Reserve your seat early as space will fill up fast!
Ciderfest on the Apple Pie Trail is a new and exciting way to get to know the ciders of the region and the best of it’s apple-inspired cuisine, all while immersed in the summertime beauty of the Niagara Escarpment. For more information on the venues and events, and to buy your passports and tickets now, please visit www.CiderGrowsHere.ca