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By Michelle McGrath | January 25, 2024 Last Friday, the American Cider Association (ACA) announced the results of their annual Board of Directors Election at their 2024 industry trade conference, CiderCon®, held this year in Portland, Oregon. There were two At-Large positions up for grabs, with 7 candidates in the running. Josie Mielke of Urban ... [Read more]

Sip Your Way Along the NC Cider Trail post image

By Natasha Anderson for The Laurel of Asheville Sixteen North Carolina cideries unite to create the first ever NC cider trail. A website, CiderNC.com, features an interactive map that allows visitors to type in their location and see which cideries are nearby. The digital platform also allows guests to find information about each spot, including ... [Read more]

Urban Orchard Supports Artists post image

By Krista Stearns Murals in Asheville couldn’t happen without the investment of local businesses commissioning the art. Josie Meikle of Urban Orchard Cider Company believes it’s the responsibility of local businesses to support artists who contribute to our city’s vibrancy. “Growing up here in the 1980s and 1990s, the town of Asheville was not quite ... [Read more]

GUEST:  Josie Mielke, Urban Orchard Cider Company on the Imbibe Asheville Podcast post image

Hard Cider!  In this episode, I chat with co-founder of Asheville’s fist modern day cider company, Josie Mielke of Urban Orchard Cider. LISTEN NOW!  

5 Rising Stars in Asheville, North Carolina post image

The fresh talent that’s transforming the moonshine capital into a dynamic drinking destination   Josie Mielke. Photo by Anne Fitten Glenn. In our Rising Stars series, seasoned beverage professionals spotlight five of the most outstanding up-and-comers in their city—and discuss the mark each is making on the drinks scene. The western part of North Carolina was historically ... [Read more]

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