Cider Classes

More Cider Classes Coming SOON!

Taste the Event - april 21, 2017 6:00-9:00pm

Cider Class and Tasting-4pm-at black twig cider house

Mattie Beason spent four days in Portland helping to teach the first ever Cider Certification class in Portland, Oregon this past February. He will bring that knowledge to you in a 60 minute session where he will speak about the history of cider and apples as well as the four major regions of cider production and the differences as they pertain to the different types of cider. There will be four different tastes offered during the class. Buy tickets here.

The Ultimate Gluten Free Dinner

Primal Food & Spirits, Durham•  We are excited to announce our first ever gluten-free event! Join us for a three course served dinner by one of Durham’s most talented and charming chefs, Tim Lyons of Primal and Blu Seafood. Tim has put together a creative and flavorful gluten-free menu which will be paired with various ciders curated by Mattie Beason of Black Twig Cider House. Did you know that cider is naturally gluten-free and a delicious alternative to wine? To finish off the evening, you will enjoy a wonderful dessert prepared by Joe Parker of JP’s Pastry, the Carolinas most renowned gluten-free pastry chef. At last, the gluten-free set has an event catered specifically to them. Buy tickets here.

Txakolifest - May 21, 2017 12-4pm

Txakoli: Spain's Refreshing, Effervescent, Hard-to-Pronounce Wine. Do you like Txakoli? We do!

Black Twig Cider House, Mattie B's Public House, Robert Brown Immigration Law, Haw River Wine Man, & The Rickhouse are partnering to carry on the torch of Txakolifest! With the help of spectacular vendors, chefs and culinary artisans we are making this year’s Txakolifest one for the books! Hold on to your porron, and basque in the camaraderie of this day all while raising money and awareness for The Immigration Legal Defense Fund. 

Tickets on Sale very soon!

Ticket Prices:
GA - $75 (includes tasting glass and unlimited food & wine samples)
VIP - $100 (includes tasting glass, T-shirt, one -hour early access and unlimited food & wine samples)


Atlanta Food and Wine Festival - JUNE 1-4, 2017 

Mattie will be in Atlanta for a private talk and taste feature on Friday Night but will also be in the Connoisseurs Tent on Saturday night from 7-10 with the txotx! join him!


Txotxfest - Fall, 2017 12-4pm

Txotxfest, Black Twig Cider House's Cider Festival!

Hard Cider is made all over the world. It is our hope to showcase our local cidermakers and restaurants as well and offer you an opportunity to taste cider from all over the country and world.

We at Black Twig Cider House & Mattie B's Public House, along with the help of spectacular vendors, chefs, and culinary artisans, are making Txotxfest one for the books! 

Date and tickets coming soon!