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In the Press


An Ancient Spanish Style Of Cider Takes Root In America, June 5, 2017.

Seattle Times
A Hike and a Happy Hour: Walk the beach to Dungeness lighthouse, then stop for cider on the way home, April 12, 2017.

Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Cider Takes Center Stage With These Food Pairings, April 3, 2017.

Seattle Times
5 extra-fun food field trips from Seattle, May 9, 2016.

PT Leader
Chimacum Crossroads wins livable communities award, March 23, 2016.

Southern Daily Echo
A kaleidoscope of colours and sights, March 2016.

Peninsula Daily News
Sequim Bee Farm wins national Good Food Award for honey while Chimacum cidery is honored for libation, February 14, 2016.

Cider Journal
The Cider Journal's Top 10 Craft Ciders of 2015, December 7, 2015.

The Best Holiday Drinks, December 2015.

Where Is America's Cider Revival Headed?, November 18, 2015.

Peninsula Daily News
Peninsula ciders in line for national Good Food Award, November 14, 2015.

Oregon Live
10 local hard ciders for your Thanksgiving table, November 11, 2015.

Cooking Light
Good Food: Finnriver Farm & Cidery Farmstead Cider, November 4, 2015.

King Five, Evening Magazine
Olympic Peninsula Farm Foresaw Cider Trend, October 29, 2015.

USA Today Travel, Go Escape Winter 2016 (PDF)
How About Them Apples? Winter 2016.

ABC News
Want to Drink Like a Pilgrim This Thanksgiving? Drink Cider, October 20, 2015.

Sarah C C Bence
Reminiscing About Finnriver Cider in Washington, October 6, 2015.

National Geographic - Intelligent Travel
The Best American Ciders, October 5, 2015.

The News Tribune
South Sound part of boom in cideries, September 19, 2015.

Seattle Refined
An ode to Washington Cider Week, September 15, 2015.

Sunset Magazine
Films under the stars, September 2015.

Peninsula Daily News
Finnriver CoLab opens in Chimacum, July 8, 2015.

Peninsula Daily News
Sunday Jamboree mixes food, music in Chimacum, June 26, 2015.

Sip Northwest
Finnriver Farm & Cidery Honey Meadow, June 2015.

Crush Brew
FINNRIVER: How Handcrafted Hard Ciders Are Taking the World by Storm, May 16, 2015.

Sip Northwest
Finnriver Farm & Cidery Black Currant, May 2015.

PT Leader
A new vision for a historic farm, May 6, 2015.

Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington cideries raise a glass to celebrate new law, April 20, 2015.

Real Small Towns
Finnriver Cidery — Head, Heart and Hands in a New Economy, April 15, 2015.

DList Magazine
The Big Apple, Spring 2015.

Seattle Refined
Cider shares the spotlight at Taste Washington, March 19, 2015.

Seattle Dining
Finnriver farm • cidery: A way of life, March 2015.

Turn Them All Into Cider
Cider and the Sustainable Farm, March 9, 2015.

Northwest Cider Association
Finnriver Wins Good Food Award, January 18, 2015.

Full Sail, Ninkasi beers and Finnriver cider win national Good Food Awards, January 15, 2015.

Guide to Cider Styles
Northwest Travel Magazine, January 2, 2015.

The Best Northwest Ciders
Serious Eats, November 4, 2014.

The 2014 Best of the Northwest
Sip Northwest, October, 2014.

Finnriver Cover Crop SEED FROM HERE
Chimacum Corner, October 9, 2014.

Finnriver’s Keith Kisler, Grain Farmer at Heart
Chimacum Corner, October 8, 2014.

In-cider’s view: Unquenchable demand
Puget Sound Business Journal, October 3, 2014.

Is Seattle Becoming Cider City?
Seattle Weekly, September 30, 2014.

Celebrate the Pacific Northwest's cider apple country
USA Today Travel, September, 2014.

On the Cider Route, Discovering the Orchards and Cidermakers of the Olympic Peninsula
Edible Seattle, Fall, 2014.

Olympic Peninsula, from Eclectic to Wild
YAM Magazine, July/August, 2014.

Peninsula Wayfarer...In the Pursuit of Cider at Finnriver Farm & Cidery
Cidercraft Magazine, Summer 2014.

Finnriver Pear Cider
CBC - Calgary, June 24, 2014.

Seven Cocktail Favorites
Food and Wine Magazine, June, 2014

Renegade Cider Makers Get Funky To Cope With Apple Shortage
NPR - What's on Your Plate, April 30, 2014

Review: A Cider To Substitute for Champagne
Fermentation - The Daily Wine Blog, April 23, 2014

Finnriver Habañero Hard Cider
Hard Press'd, April 21, 2014

A Cider Boom on the West Coast and Beyond
San Francisco Chronicle, April 13, 2014

Daily Sip Review of Solstice Saffron
Sip Northwest, April, 2014

Finally Finnriver
Farm Imaginings, Camille Dohrn, April 8, 2014

Crystie Kisler named Business Leader of the Year
Port Townsend Leader, January, 2014

Culinary Frontiers (PDF 8.6MB)
Gourmet Travel UK, Spring, 2014

Elijah K. Swan Cranberry Rosehip
Sip Northwest, January, 2014.

Chimacum farm to celebrate agriculture with Wassail event
Peninsula Daily News, January 17, 2014.

Orchards Go Wassailing In The Name Of Fun
Growing Produce, December 20, 2013.

Hopped Cider for Beer Lovers
Food & Wine, November 14, 2013

A Guide to Washington Ciders
Seattle Met, October, 2013

Five Washington Ciders to Try Now
Forbes Travel Guide Blog, July 24, 2013.

Chimacum cidery drinks deeply from area's bounty
Kitsap Sun, July 17, 2013.

Finnriver Cider: 5 Years Ahead of the Game
American Craft Beer, July 12, 2013.

10 Hard Ciders You Should be Drinking All Summer Long
Food Republic, July 11, 2013

Untapped Potential in the Beverage Market, July 2, 2013.

Finnriver Farmstead Sparkling Cider
Sip Northwest Magazine, July, 2013

Best of the Northwest
Sip Northwest Magazine, Spring, 2013

Northwest Cider story Featuring Finnriver
Table Talk Radio, Seattle, February 17, 2013.

Best of the West 2012
Beer West Magazine, December, 2012.

A New Chapter in Washington Hard Cider
Seattle Met, December, 2012

Chicken Friends and Mummy Berries, How a City Boy Reacts to a Month of Rural Life (At Finnriver)
Edible Seattle, Fall, 2012

Old Port Townsend, Snapshot in Time
Savour Gourmet, Fall 2012

Shake the Tree: the American Cider Renaissance (PDF)
Wall Street Journal, September 20, 2012 Review by W. Bostwick.

"Extra tart, extra sweet, like sour candy-- surreally vibrant Washington-grown fruit, amplified, perhaps, by resinous Pacific Northwest hops. It's as if apples grew on pine trees."

6 American Ciders for Hop Heads
Serious Eats, September 19, 2012.

Not Your Father's Hard Cider,
All About Beer Magazine, July, 2012

Pressing Cider and Raising Kids with Finnriver Farm
Oh Darling Love Blog, July 18, 2012.

Sipping Cider
PCC Taste, June 2012.

A Sound Escape, Northwest Weekend Quimper Peninsula
Washington Trails Magazine, Spring 2012.

50 Most Notable Drinks of the Moment,
Imbibe Magazine, May, 2012

Cider Makers Tout Fruit Ciders at Wine Event
Seattle Times, April, 2012.

Washington Cider Makers
The Columbian, April 5, 2012.

Local Heroes 2011 Winners
Edible Seattle, April 3, 2012.

Federal Grants Reach Specialty Crops
Capital Press, January, 2012.

16 Bottles to Give
DRAFT Magazine, November, 2011.

Alcohol Tasting Pilot Program Takes Off
Tacoma News Tribune, November 30, 2011.

Holiday Gifts for, and from, wine lovers ... but better not delay
Wenatchee World, November 29, 2011.

Ballard's Salish Sea Trading Co-op ends season with purchase from Mayor Mike McGinn
Ballard News Tribune, November 29, 2011.

A few educated words on Finnriver cider from Jameson Fink
John and Elana Talk About Food, November 21, 2011

PENINSULA WOMAN: Crystie Kisler finds her niche down on the farm
Peninsula Daily News, November 13, 2011.

Olympic Culinary Adventure Part 3
Edible Seattle, November 1, 2011

Port Townsend Cider Crawl Reveals Cideries Bursting With Flavor
The News Tribune, October 21, 2011.

Friday Find
Northwest Wine Anthem, September 16, 2011.

Finnriver Cider
The Local Forager, July 27, 2011.

Plan a fieldtrip to Finnriver Farm & Cidery
Wine Trails NW, July 2011

Sipping Local in Port Townsend!
Local Sip, July 18, 2011

The Cider Press: Finnriver Farm & Cidery, Washington, April 13, 2011

A Northwest Adventure at the Clam Cannery, April 9, 2011

Cidery tour: Fort Worden’s past, present equally alluring
VIA Road Journals, April 1, 2011

National Geographic Traveler, March 2011
National Geographic, Smart Traveler segment

Pacific Northwest Cideries
VIA Magazine, March/April 2011

Slow Money: Pairing Investors With Food Businesses
National Public Radio, 12-14-2010

Take a day trip to Port Townsend to sample hard cider
Seattle Times, 12-8-10

Peninsula producers quench thirst for hard cider
Peninsula Daily News, 12-5-2010

Small farmer breaks ground for small grain
Capital Press, 11-18-10

The Northwest Cider Revival
Northwest Brewing News October/November 2010, page 4

Washington Apples Getting Extra Sparkle
King 5, October 9, 2010

Tasting Notes: Washington's Hard Ciders
Seattle Magazine, September, 2010

Farmer's market springs up at new spot in Chimacum
Peninsula Daily News, 5-16-2010

Go rural at hands-on farms near Port Townsend
Seattle Times, 4-21-2010

Apple Wassail tradition celebrated at Chimacum farm
Peninsula Daily News, 1-20-2010

Toasting 2010 With Local Cider
Port Townsend Leader, 12-30-2009


Farmcrafted with Love Animation by Andrea Love

Finnriver Cidery & Tasting Room by Kokopele Productions

Northwest Postcards - Hard Cider by Northwest Cable News

Finnriver Farm & Cidery by Chelsea Burns

Finnriver featured on Northwest Backroads travel show

Films featuring Finnriver from the Jefferson Land Trust (Start at 2:55 minutes)

Short film about Finnriver

Interview with Crystie Kisler