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McCarthy’s Orchard Apple Cider
5 years ago

McCarthy’s Orchard Apple Cider

McCarthy’s Orchard is in the world renowned wine region of McLaren Vale in South Australia. It’s not what you would call a typical apple growing region. Yet where there are apples, cider follows.

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Henry Of Harcourt – Duck And Bull Cider
5 years ago

Henry Of Harcourt – Duck And Bull Cider

A cider with an odd name is always going to grab my attention. So when I was I given the chance to try a bottle of Henry of Harcourt’s Duck and Bull, I was paying attention. Read More

The Goose Cider Ancestrale
5 years ago

The Goose Cider Ancestrale

If you are a bit of a wine fan in Australia you probably know about the Gilbert family and their wines from Mudgee. Long time readers will remember Gilbert’s first crack at Ciders with The Goose. Now they are back with The Goose Cider Ancestrale.  Read More

Bonamy’s Apple Cider
5 years ago

Bonamy’s Apple Cider

After my years of badgering and terrible cider, Carlton & United Breweries have released a cider that contains apple juice. Yes, that’s right CUBs new cider; Bonamy’s Apple Cider, contains “whole pressed apples” and ” No concentrates and no added sugar”. So does that mean that the Bonamy is a good cider?

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The Cidery Sweet Rosie
6 years ago

The Cidery Sweet Rosie

Long time readers will remember The Cidery, A Western Australian house that has been making cider for many years. I was kindly given some samples back then and promptly forgot …
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Harcourt Dry Cider
6 years ago

Harcourt Dry Cider

Harcourt Cider has been busy drying out their original Harcourt Apple Cider. After 40,000 litres of testing and 2 years honing the recipe, they have dropped the new Harcourt Dry Cider onto the market.

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Alpine Cider Pink Lady Dry
6 years ago

Alpine Cider Pink Lady Dry

Alpine Cider and their Pink Lady Dry is another new entry to Australia’s growing cider market. However, they have been a force on the apple market for years. This apple orchard in the Victorian high country has been one of the biggest since the 1950’s.

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Darkes Howler Cider
6 years ago

Darkes Howler Cider

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.

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