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with Edward Kaye

This week brings BC Cider Week. Check out their website for all the info and a full list of events across the province. At 17:30 tonight, the Fickle Fig in Sidney is holding a BC Cider Week dinner, where they will be serving up a four course meal paired with four different libation from Sea Cider. At 18:00 tonight, The BC Ale Trail is holding their Virtual Hoppy Hour on Instagram, where Joe Wiebe will be talking to Leigh Stratton…

View Ed's column for this week ≫
BC Cider Week 2020
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – Aug 16 @ 9:00 pm
BC Cider Week 2020

NEW DATES, so we can celebrate with you! Celebrate your local, craft cider scene across the province with a bevy of beverage bashes from Vancouver Island to the Okanagan. Stay safe and socially distanced while celebrating locally made, craft cider.

Highlights this year are: cider & cheese to-go, cider and food pairings, coursed cider dinners, special release and seasonal ciders, virtual tours, cider tasting education, tasting room discounts, swag give aways, cider flights, sorbet & cider floats, cider picnics, cider donuts and more…

Celebrate with Soma Cidery @ Soma Craft Cidery
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm – Aug 16 @ 8:30 pm

Soma Craft Cidery offers small batch crafted cider in Kelowna, BC. Soma blends tradition with imagination to produce exceptional cider and are excited to release a new cider created especially for BC Cider week– coming Aug 6th! Taste the newest release in partnering retail locations, restaurants and pubs as well as to-go or on-site at the cidery. Soma Tasting Room, Cider Lounge & Picnic Area are now open! Visit: 4485 Sallows Road, Kelowna, BC. Hours: Wednesday & Thursday (Tasting Room & Picnic Area only) 12-4pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12 -7pm.

NOMAD Cider Week events @ NOMAD Cider
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm

NOMAD Handcrafted Cider made from fresh-pressed local, BC apples + pears is getting in on the fun of BC Cider Week with food pairing events, cider tasting education and tasting room discounts. Follow along for more details @nomadcider on Facebook! NOMAD is excited to welcome folks to the Tasting Room and Picnic Area, now open Fri + Sat 12 – 6pm, Wed, Thurs + Sun 12-5pm located at 8011 Simpson Rd, Summerland, BC. Online orders with pick up and shipping also available!

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