Christine Walter BA ’03


Christine Walter BA ’03 is founder and head cidermaker at Bauman’s Cider, part of Bauman’s Farm in Gervais, Oregon. The company, which produces 100,000 gallons of cider a year, hosts the annual Bauman’s Cider Festival each fall. For two consecutive years, Bauman’s has won Midsize Cidermaker of the Year at the Great Lakes International Cider and Perry Competition. Also, for three consecutive competitions, it has been recognized as the Northwest’s Small or Medium Cidery of the Year at the Portland International Cider Cup, the Northwest Cider Association’s premier event. In 2022, Walter was named to the board of the American Cider Association.