, August 13-17, 2018

Summer Sippin' Lecture Series: Cider
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 • 7:00pm-8:30pm
(Doors open at 6:00pm for refreshments & strolling.)
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Deron Davenport, Production Manager/ Cider Shaman at the Portland Cider Company joins us to talk cider. He’ll give us some background on the history of cider in America, then talk about the apple varieties grown today and how those varieties influence cider styles. We’ll learn the basics of cider making and the difference between traditional and Northwest cider styles. And then Deron will take us on a guided tasting through different cider styles and the science behind the drinking experience.

Portland Cider Company was founded by Jeff Parrish, an Oregon native, and his wife Lynda, an expatriate from the Somerset region of England (the Mecca of cider) in 2013. Deron is now the Head Cider Maker and has been instrumental in the cidery’s innovative cider making reputation.

$15 admission. ($40 for the whole series) Advance registration required. To register go to (click on "learn") or call 503-823-1671. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236.


main page this week

plant of the week

tip of the week tool shed how to gardens to see sponsors events calendar the happy spot
streaming video read our blog join our twitter e-mail us archive press relations links to other websites

Website design and content ©2006-2018 Gustin Creative Group.  Please send website inquiries to  This page last modified July 11, 2018.