Booze News: Women Movers & Shakers, New Cocktails at Glena's, Cider Summit

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Shake it, don’t break it at Women Movers & Shakers: Spring Cocktails of the Farmers Market. Photo: Amanda Lynn Photography.

The CUESA and USBG crew are back at it, bringing Women Movers & Shakers: Spring Cocktails of the Farmers Market to the Ferry Building on Wednesday April 18th. It’s going to be a night of strong drinks and strong women, with an all-women lineup of bartenders (like Jessi Mess, Absinthe; Elisa Prado, 15 Romolo; and Meryll Cawn, Hi-Lo Club) and chefs (including Adriana Lahl, Sal de Vida; Amy Brown, Marla Bakery Restaurant; Binita Pradhan, Bini’s Kitchen; Rachel Aranow, The Alembic; and others!). Everyone receives three full-sized signature cocktails, along with unlimited sample-size drinks, all showcasing farmers market produce. 5:30pm-8pm. Tickets are currently $60. Use discount code “tablehoppermoverandshaker” for $5 off!

There’s a new beverage director and cocktail list at ~GLENA’S~ in Dogpatch, with Matthew Campbell (previously Comal and The Advocate) leading the helm. Take a look at the expanded menu here that is now 14 strong. Who can resist the Fluffy Chihuahua? 632 20th St. at 3rd St.

Cider lovers, on Saturday April 14th, Cider Summit SF returns, where you can taste nearly 200 ciders, both local faves and other regional and international ciders, along with cider cocktails. 1pm-5pm. Tickets: $40 in advance and $45 at the door (cash only), and VIP tickets (early access to the event from 12pm-1pm, souvenir tasting glass, and 18 tasting tickets) are $50. Civil War Parade Ground in the Presidio.