Cider Goes Trendy- By Jessica Yadegaran
“Johnny Appleseed has been called the Dionysus of the American frontier, welcomed in every cabin across the Colonies for bringing hardworking settlers the gift of crisp, quaffable cider. If only Appleseed could see us now.
Hard cider, the effervescent alcoholic elixir, is experiencing an enormous comeback. Cideries are popping up across Northern California, and wineries and breweries are clamoring to add cider to their portfolios. You can sip a full range of styles at some of the Bay Area’s hippest hot spots, from Townie in Berkeley to Upcider in San Francisco. And cider production has gone off the charts, outstripping even craft beer.”Read more at San Jose Mercury News