Industry Body of Craft Cider Producers in Ontario
Matthew Passafiume | Stouffville, ON | Website
Applewood Farm offers a chance to get out and experience a real country farm. Try their Macintosh Dinner wine or the refreshing Mac Meade apple cider.
Robert Ketchin | Blue Mountains, ON |
For almost a century the Ardiel family have been growing unique varieties of heritage apples in the Beaver Valley, Blue Mountains. This area is known for its cool micro climate which allows us to craft and produce local grown distinct and delicious ciders.
Sandy Archibald | Bowmanville, ON | Website
Archibald’s is a 7th generation family farm located at the foot hills of the Oakridge’s Moraine. The estate makes 5 sparkling ciders, 3 still ciders/wines and many fruit wines.
Neil Lamont | Annan, ON | Website | @coffinridge | Like Coffin Ridge
Made from 100% Ontario apples, Forbidden Fruit Hard Cider is an artisanal creation–cold pressed and filtered to preserve the fresh, crisp, new harvest apple flavours.
Jennifer Dean | Picton, ON | Website | @CountyCider
The County Cider Company is a family-operated estate winery specializing in mouth-watering hard ciders. Located in Prince Edward County, their tasting room welcomes visitors from May to November.
James D. McIntosh | Meaford, ON | Website
The Duxbury Cidre Company is based in Meaford, Ontario and is set to produce award winning alcoholic cider in small batches using sustainable agriculture.
Empire Cider is based on a family farm north of Brighton, Ontario. Using a combination of local apple varieties, Empire Cider is handcrafted for a refreshing, crisp and dry finish.
Michelle Faris | Newmarket, ON | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
We believe that apple cider should be made simply and honestly. We’re a husband and wife team passionate about apples, cider our community and our environment.
Located in the Nation’s Capital, Flying Canoe is Ottawa’s first local cider company. Handcrafted and small batch using apples directly from the original McIntosh orchard.
Brent Klassen/Val Steinmann | Erin, ON | Website | Instagram
Heartwood Farm & Cidery connects farm, food and craft beverage to the simple wonders of life. Our small batch ciders are inspired by what grows on our farm and in our community and the stories that weave people and place together.
Jocelyn McArthur | Barrie, ON | Website | Facebook | Instagram
Situated in the heart of Simcoe County… boasting over 16 acres of grapevines and 7 acres of apple trees! All of our cider is produced on site with 100% Ontario apples.
Gary Fischer | Mildmay, ON | Website | @hoitytoitycider
Surrounded by the rolling hills of the Otter Creek valley, Hoity Toity Cellars is proud to be the first winery and cidery in Bruce County, producing wines with local produce.
Our small batch cider is made from a custom blend of fresh apples grown right on our 8th generation orchard located in St. George.
John Rufa | Buckhorn, ON | Website | Facebook | @KawarthaWinery
Kawartha Country Wines is a premium winery and cidery operating in Buckhorn, the heart of cottage country. We make over 45 wines and ciders using fruit from Ontario farmers.
Kees Cornelis Morsink | Stirling, ON | Website | Facebook | Instagram
Kings Mill Cider is made using 100% Ontario heritage handpicked apples, always gluten free and refreshing. We are excited to announce that Kings Mill Cider’s first tasting is scheduled for Spring 2018.
Michael Kramar | Waterloo, ON | Website | @kwcraftcider
Made in Kitchener-Waterloo, KW Craft Cider is prepared in small batches from a custom blend of cider apples grown on local Southern Ontario farms.
Steve Gill/Gavin Robertson | Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON | Website | Twitter | Facebook
In 2014, the Niagara College Teaching Winery branched into cider making as a response to student interest and industry growth in the province. An orchard is being planted providing students with hands-on experience. Sales of our “Cider 101” are used to support the program.
Nick Sutcliffe | Caledon, ON | Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Made from a custom-pressed blend of 100% Ontario heritage apples, Pommies is a refreshing, light-bodied cider with a crisp, lasting finish. It contains no concentrate and is also gluten free.
Brock Puddicombe | Winona, ON | Website | @PuddicombeCider
Sir Isaac’s fresh pear cider is clean, soft, slightly sweet, balanced taste carries through to its sparkling finish–allowing the patron to relish in the orchard offerings of Niagara.
Jeff Singer | Stayner, ON | Website | @reinhartslightcider
Originally starting as a family cidery in 1910, Reinhart’s is pleased to return to its roots with its Reinhart’s Red Apple Light Cider. Made with 100% Ontario apples and nothing else, our cider is like biting into a fresh crisp apple!
Tariq Ahmed | Stoney Creek, ON | Website | @revelcider | Like Revel | Instagram
Our trade is making our community a better place to live in. We do this by crafting cider with the finest local ingredients: supporting our economy & connecting the people in our neck of the woods.
Alison Zalepa | Jordan Station, ON | Website | @RoodApples | Facebook
Rood is Dutch for red. Red: because this cider
is pretty much the love child of 5 different delicious red apples. But why Dutch? Creekside, where we make our cider, is in the village of Jordan Station which was founded by the Pennsylvania Dutch. There you have it. Rood Apples. A complex and refreshing cider made by some polite folks in Jordan Station, Ontario.
Hank Hunse | Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON | Website | @shinyapplecider
Shiny Apple Cider is brought to you by Small Talk Vineyards. Shiny Apple Cider is made with 100% Ontario grown apples. It is a gluten free and vegan friendly choice!
Thomas Wilson | Caledon, ON | Website | @SpiritTreeCider
Currently offering five varieties of hard cider including Pub Style, Apelager, Perry, Estate Reserve and Ice Cider. Spirit Tree cider is made with only tree-picked apples — no dropped apples allowed!
Daniel Lafleur | Lincoln, ON | Website | Facebook | Twitter
Tawse is a family-owned estate winery situated on the lower slopes of the Niagara Escarpment. Making its debut as a cider producer in 2015, the resulting product emulates the “Tawse” style with its purity of apple flavor and refreshing finish.
Steve Roper | Collingwood, ON | Website | Facebook
Our goal at The Great Canadian Cider Company is to blend and distribute the best Organic Hard Ciders in Ontario using locally grown Organic Apples. Our first ciders feature Beaver Valley Apples – grown locally, fermented locally, and bottled locally.
Danielle Giroux | Thornbury, ON | Website | @thornburycraft
Thornbury Cider is the flagship product of Thornbury Village Cidery. Thornbury Cider is proudly crafted in the midst of 7,500 acres of orchards in the heart of apple country. Open for tastings.
Mike & Mark Vansteenkiste | Thedford, ON | Website
At Twin Pines, you will find various hard ciders including Hammerbent Original, Hammerbent Red, Scrumpy, and Perry. Twin Pines also sells Crack Willow (dry white wine), Ice Cider and Cyser (a variant of mead).
Chris Haworth | Hamilton, ON | @WestAvenueCider | Website
Helmed by the former Chef at Spencers’ at the Waterfront, West Avenue Cider slowly ferments Ontario apples into cider. These ciders are hand crafted using traditional methods.
At Windswept we craft traditional, dry orchard based cider and perry from organic, lost orchard and wild foraged fruit. Shop our ciders online and subscribe to our cider club for exclusive releases. Find us at select bars, restaurants and farmer’s markets. Our tasting room opens in 2018.