Wild State Cider, located on the shores of Lake Superior in Duluth Minnesota is where a team of summer campmates created the Wild State Cider Classic Dry. Read More
What do you know about cider from Japan? If you are anything like me, it’s probably not a lot. But let’s use Moriyama Apple Orchard’s Tekikaka Cidre to learn a bit about it. Read More
3 Son’s Cider is a pretty new maker on the cider making scene for most of us, but they have been making cider since 2012. The 3 Sons Cider Pomme is one of their most popular blends.
There was old yarn about the pioneers pushing west. Their efforts were foiled by a dog sitting on their tuckerbox spoiling the food supplies. Borambola Wines also had dog who stood guard who met an untimely end and have chosen to name their cider, Tuckerbox Apple Cider, after this Jack Russel Terrior box. Borambola Wines are based between Gundagai and Wagga Wagga in the central southern region of New South Wales. The company started as a winery and while they do grow the grapes locally, the apples are sourced from Orange. And hey, we know Orange grows great apples so we are off to a good start. Read More
Somebody decided to put on a little cider festival in my neighbourhood. You silly people. Anyway, when I arrived early it was pretty quiet so I saddled up next to the Batlow stand mostly because they have a keg of the Batlow Saison Cider. Happy days. Read More
Along the Coal River on the Tasmanian east coast, Lost Pippin is growing desert apples and a little bit of wild yeast. A cool climate helps grow great apples. So I’m very much looking forward to getting into this, the Wild Tasmanian Apple Cider. Read More
Recently I had the opportunity to have a tour around Darkes Orchard. Darkes Orchard is in the little town of Darkes Forest about an hour drive south of Sydney. I originally had planned to travel down there to learn about the Howler Cider but ended up learning so much more about the realities of running a commercial orchard.
Three Farms Cider is a very small batch cider from Tasmania. It is a collaboration between 3 farming families but the odd thing is, one farm grows oysters, the other is a vineyard and the last farm grows apples. Yet some how this partnership produces a cider.