Ontario Craft Cider Association (OCCA)

Industry Body of Craft Cider Producers in Ontario

Our Members

 

26apple2 Acre Craft Cider Co. 

Matt/Jen Speight |  Pelham, ON | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Making craft cider from the ground up in a little town in Niagara

apple2Ardiel Cider House

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.

appleArchibald Orchards & Estate Winery

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.

yellow_apple_notepadBeaver Valley Cider

John Mott   |  Kimberley, ON   |   Website   |   @BVcider
A craft cidery situated in the heart of the beautiful Beaver Valley near Georgian Bay.

apple2Coffin Ridge Cider

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.

yellow_apple_notepadCounty Cider Company

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.

appleDuxbury Cider Co.

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.

apple2Ernest Cider Co.

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.

Flying Canoe Hard Cider yellow_apple_notepad

Pete Rainville |  Ottawa, ON  |   Website  |  Facebook

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.

apple2Heartwood Farm & Cidery

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.

apple2Heritage Estate Winery & Cidery

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.

appleHoity Toity Cellars

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.

Howell Road Cider Co.  yellow_apple_notepad

Jen Howell |  St. George, ON  |   Website  |  Facebook  | @howellroadciderco

Our small batch cider is made from a custom blend of fresh apples grown right on our 8th generation orchard located in St. George.

appleIronwood Cider

Richard Liu   |Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON |   Website |@ironwoodcider
Deep in the heart of Niagara-on-The-Lake, our #smallbatch #cider are crafted from 100% Ontario fruit.

apple2Kawartha Country Wines

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.

apple2Kings Mill Cider

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.

appleKW Craft Cider

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.


apple2Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery

Wendy Hogarth |  Bala, ON|  Website | Facebook | Instagram
As cranberry growers for over half a century, we put a unique ‘Muskoka Lakes’ spin on everything we do by crafting ciders, spritzers and wine from fruit that grow’s in Muskoka’s rugged climate. Ontario apples and Muskoka grown cranberries make a crisp, tart cider.


yellow_apple_notepadNiagara College Teaching Winery

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.


apple     Palatine Hills Estate Winery

     John and Barbara Neufeld| Niagara on-the-Lake, ON| Website|               Facebook/a> | Twitter


apple2Pommies Cider

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.

pearPuddicombe Cider

Brock Puddicombe   |   Winona, ON   |   Website   |   @PuddicombeCider
Puddicombe 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.

appleReinhart’s Cidery

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!

appleRevel Cider

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.

appleRood Apples

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.

apple2Shiny Apple Cider

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!

yellow_apple_notepadSpirit Tree Cidery

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!

yellow_apple_notepadSulker’s Cider

Matt Sulker   |   Toronto, ON   |   Website   |   Facebook |  Instagram
We make radically different small-batch, dry craft cider from 100% Ontario apples with a focus on quality, experimentation and community.

apple2Tawse Winery

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.

apple2The Great Canadian Cider Company

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.

appleThornbury Village Cider House

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.

apple2Twin Pines

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).

apple2Two Blokes Cider

Matthew Somerville   |   Port Perry, ON   |   Website |   Facebook |  Instagram
Two Blokes Cider is a hard-working, farm-based cidery located near beautiful Port Perry, Ontario.  We are passionate about crafting small-batch single variety and European inspired ciders.


apple    Vieni Estates Inc.

Steven Di Mora | Beamsville, ON | Website | Facebook
Our sparkling apple cider is made with 100% Ontario Apples. Straw yellow with golden reflections; our sparkling cider is delicate and elegant on the nose with notes of ripe apple, honey and wildflowers; light and refreshing, harmonious and balanced with a lingering finish of apple.


yellow_apple_notepadWest Avenue Cider

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.

yellow_apple_notepadWindswept Cider

Mark Skinner   |   Website   |   Instagram   |   Facebook   |   Twitter
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.

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