Bear & Nancy Bishop’s Alpenfire Cider & Vinegar

By Phil Vogelzang

Steve “Bear” Bishop is used to fights. But not just any fights. Bear fights fires professionally, which he has done all over the Northwest since 1976. He’s a focused and determined individual who clearly knows how to get things done. One look at his and wife Nancy’s “Alpenfire” organic cidery on Cape George near Discovery Bay and it’s clear. With rows and rows of perfectly pruned, trellised, and drip irrigated cider apple trees in the backyard of their home and newly finished tasting room, this cidery is a testament to determination……click here for the whole story from Chimacum Corner Farmstand