Thank you for making the 2017 Harvest Party one to remember.

We can not THANK YOU all enough for the wonderful event we all shared this past Saturday at our WildCraft Cider Works  Harvest Party! We really couldn’t do this event without out YOUR help from the Community!   A special thank you to our sponsors: Oakshire Brewing | Agrarian Ales | Falling Sky Brewing | Viking Braggot Company | Vagabond Brewing | ColdFire Brewing Company | Timbers Motel | Friendly…

Delawaken cider

This fall, Wildcraft is proud to announce the release of Delawaken, a seasonal cider honoring the passing and memories of loved ones as we stand in solidarity with our Latino brothers and sisters during the annual Dia de los Muertos celebration. Wildcraft values the richness of cultural heritage and the melting pot that is America;…

Donate Fruit, Get Cider, Build Community

At Wildcraft, we pride ourselves on being community organizers and responsible stewards of local resources. The annual Community Apple Drive™ allows us to combine our passion for cider with our commitment to community involvement. During the Community Apple Drive™, WildCraft Cider Works invites you to bring your fallen and unwanted fruit in exchange for WildCraft…

Pinot Barrel Aged Cherry Cider wins platinum medal!

Our Pinot Barrel Aged Cherry Cider is bringing home a platinum medal! The highest ranking cider out of 53 other world wide ciders in Tastings 2017 – Best Year Round Cider. The Tastings.com World Cider Championships has been operated objectively for 3 years. It is a blind tasting, medal-based competition that awards based on a…

WildCraft is growing!

We are moving to a larger building one block away from our original Ciderhouse! Two years ago we expanded production into the old planing mill building on 2nd and Lincoln at the base of Skinner’s Butte. In an effort to better serve our growing community we will be moving the tasting room to the new…

Introducing: Dorothy

We have recently installed our own custom built fruit press.  It is a take on a classic design that was dreamed up by Sean Kelly and Jason Elliott, and brought to life here in Eugene by Elliott Specialty Metal. Jason’s wife christened the machine “Dorothy” after St. Dorthea. Dorothea was a virgin who was executed…

Forgotten Fruit

Hundreds of scattered and forgotten trees left to go “wild”, unfettered, are dropping acres of fruit every year. The trees that grow in our backyards & street sides, on our hiking trails & in our neighboring farmland. These apple trees were here before the roads, before subdivisions and parking lots. Before concentrates and wholesale apple…

Reviving artisan cider traditions in Eugene

From oregonwinecountry.org:  Reviving artisan cider traditions in Eugene This spot is part of our Places to Sip Between the Wonders Road Trip. To view the full itinerary, click here. Take a sip of small-batch ciders at WildCraft Cider Works’ reclaimed tasting room As bottles of cider start to find themselves on more store shelves, it’s a…

Oregon fruit for Oregon cider | The Register-Guard | Feb 2015

You can read about what makes WildCraft Cider Works unique in todays Register Guard. Below is an excerpt hit the jump for more. Hidden local fruit treasures “What makes us different is all Oregon-sourced fruit,” Kelly explains. “I’ve tried to promote our local orchards, and also our local landowners that have trees with fruit that…

Pressing local plums

We spent the night pressing plums from a local farm in the rack and cloth. Take a look.

Harvest

Harvest is about hustle. It’s about sweat. It’s sticky. It’s juicy. It’s sweet. It’s also a hell of a lot of fun. But more than anything, the true beauty of the harvest in the interconnectedness. The day starts before dawn as we load up the trucks, guzzle down our coffee, and head out to the…