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Woodchuck http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/625/all en Middlebury is expecting 10,000 for 'Ciderbration' http://addisonindependent.com/201408middlebury-expecting-10000-ciderbration <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-25057" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201408middlebury-expecting-10000-ciderbration"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Woodchuck6366_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Woodchuck6366.jpg" title="Woodchuck6366.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VERMONT HARD CIDER opened its new Exchange Street headquarters recently. The facility features a state-of-the-art bottling, pasteurizing and labeling line. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Vermont Hard Cider doesn&rsquo;t do anything halfway, as evidenced by last week&rsquo;s grand unveiling of its new, 100,000-square-foot, $34 million cidery off Exchange Street.</span></p> <p> Various state officials and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., spoke and observed the ribbon cutting for a facility that will churn out thousands of gallons of the company&rsquo;s popular Woodchuck brand cider.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25058">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408middlebury-expecting-10000-ciderbration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Vermont Hard Cider Woodchuck Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:25:42 +0000 Zach Despart 25058 at http://addisonindependent.com Woodchuck has big plans for new Middlebury facility http://addisonindependent.com/201408woodchuck-has-big-plans-new-middlebury-facility <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24879" style="width: 152px;"><a href="/201408woodchuck-has-big-plans-new-middlebury-facility"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Leighey copy.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Leighey copy.jpg" title="Leighey copy.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="152" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> U.S. SEN. PATRICK Leahy has the crowd in stitches as he relates a story during the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new 100,000-square-foot Woodchuck cidery off Exchange Street in Middlebury on Wednesday. Laughing alongside him are Vermont Commissioner of Economic Development Lisa Gosselin and Vermont Hard Cider CEO Dan Rowell. Independent photo/Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy told stories to a group of 50 invited media and friends gathered outside the new 100,000-square-foot Woodchuck cidery and bottling facility in Middlebury on Wednesday of how Woodchuck Hard Cider was part of the &ldquo;holy water&rdquo; he keeps in stock at his prestigious office in the halls of Congress.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24880">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408woodchuck-has-big-plans-new-middlebury-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured hard cider Woodchuck Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:59:57 +0000 angelo 24880 at http://addisonindependent.com 'Last call' for Vermont Hard Cider CEO Bret Williams http://addisonindependent.com/201403last-call-vermont-hard-cider-ceo-williams <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-21946" style="width: 89px;"><a href="/201403last-call-vermont-hard-cider-ceo-williams"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/BrettWilliams.thumbnail.jpg" alt="BrettWilliams.jpg" title="BrettWilliams.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="89" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VERMONT HARD CIDER CEO Bret Williams is stepping down from his post to spend more time with his family in Rhode Island. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Bret Williams has dutifully &ldquo;tended bar&rdquo; at the helm of the Vermont Hard Cider Co. (VHC) for more than a decade.</span></p> <p> Now, after taking the company from the brink of bankruptcy to its current status as the second-largest hard cider producer in the world, Williams is ready for his &ldquo;last call.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/21947">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201403last-call-vermont-hard-cider-ceo-williams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Middlebury Vermont Hard Cider Woodchuck Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:07:58 +0000 Zach Despart 21947 at http://addisonindependent.com Vermont Hard Cider sold for reported $305 million, purchaser expects growth in Middlebury operations http://addisonindependent.com/201210vermont-hard-cider-purchased <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Vermont Hard Cider Company LLC &mdash; maker of Woodchuck Hard Cider, the top selling cider brand in the United States &mdash; has conditionally agreed to combine with C&amp;C Group, maker of cider brands in Ireland and the U.K.&nbsp; The transaction, which is subject to competition and regulatory approvals, will allow the company to fully harness and maximize the growth of its U.S. cider business.</p> <p> Terms of the deal were not announced. Business news websites this morning said the sale was valued at $305 million.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13782">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201210vermont-hard-cider-purchased" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury C&C Group hard cider Middlebury spirits Woodchuck Tue, 23 Oct 2012 12:39:54 +0000 Addison Independent 13782 at http://addisonindependent.com Cider company plans big expansion http://addisonindependent.com/201111cider-company-plans-big-expansion <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9978" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201111cider-company-plans-big-expansion"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/woodchuckcider.thumbnail.jpg" alt="woodchuckcider.jpg" title="woodchuckcider.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VERMONT HARD CIDER plans to build a $20 million, 87,000-­square-­foot bottling plant off Exchange Street near Maple Landmark Woodcraft. This artist&#039;s rendering of the plant was in papers filed with the town. The company said it plans to add 20 workers to the 68 it already employs. </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Vermont Hard Cider Co. has filed plans to build a new, 87,005-square-foot bottling plant on a 27.6-acre parcel on the north side of Middlebury&rsquo;s Exchange Street, between the Bridge School and Maple Landmark Woodcraft.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> The nation&rsquo;s pre-eminent manufacturer of hard cider, Vermont Hard Cider (VHC) has been looking to expand out of its current 60,000 square feet of rented space at 153 Pond Lane, where it produces and markets its increasingly popular brand of Woodchuck hard ciders throughout the country.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9977">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201111cider-company-plans-big-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business expansion Vermont Hard Cider Woodchuck Mon, 21 Nov 2011 17:00:10 +0000 John Flowers 9977 at http://addisonindependent.com GMB: Former worker stole cider secrets for rival brand http://addisonindependent.com/201106gmb-former-worker-stole-cider-secrets-rival-brand <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Middlebury-based cidermaker Green Mountain Beverage (GMB) is suing a former employee whom it alleges stole company secrets for use in the making of his own brand of hard cider.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8199">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201106gmb-former-worker-stole-cider-secrets-rival-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury cider Green Mountain Beverage legal Woodchuck Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:00:23 +0000 Ian Trombulak 8199 at http://addisonindependent.com