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PhD in Cider

When introducing me to new colleagues, friends, or relative strangers at dinner parties and conferences, some people like to joke, “Meet Maria, she has a PhD in Cider.”  And now, friends, it is true.  I got this banal, bureaucratic, and … Continue reading

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Finger Lakes Fruit Heritage Events at Cider Week 2016

This post was written as a guest post for the Cider Week Finger Lakes blog as a prelude to Cider Week 2016.  Please visit their site to find out about all the amazing events happening during Cider Week Finger Lakes. … Continue reading

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Lambic, the Cider of Beers

Today, I want to talk about Belgian beer. I’ve been doing some travelling in Europe to attend a conference. Brussels happened to be the cheapest airport to fly into, which to me, was the universe telling me to go explore … Continue reading

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“Magic of Cider” on WFIU Earth Eats with Annie Corrigan

I recently had the opportunity to do an interview about cider with WFIU Earth Eats producer Annie Corrigan.  Here’s the link to the Earth Eats site, where you can listen to the podcast!  I love radio. http://indianapublicmedia.org/eartheats/magic-cider-art-coffee-roasting-season-paw-paws/

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NY Cider Week: Beacon

New York Cider Week is here!  I rolled into the great state of New York after a lovely drive through New England on business, and I coasted down interstate 84 from Connecticut towards the Hudson Valley amidst a sea of … Continue reading

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From Cider to Wine

As some of you may know, I’ve recently taken on a new job at a local winery in Indiana – Oliver Winery.  Why wine and not cider?  Well, Oliver does happen to make some ciders, and as the oldest and … Continue reading

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Cider Con 2013 – Beginning!

Hey Folks, I’m here blogging about Cider Con 2013 in Chicago. Stay tuned.

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