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South Australia

Didi, Lucy M and The Gentle Folk Cider
7 years ago

Didi, Lucy M and The Gentle Folk Cider

The Gentle Folk Cider is probably the smallest real cider company I have every reviewed. When I say company I really mean 3 wine makers experimenting with apples and letting the apples and wild yeast dictate what type of cider they want to be made into. So how does a cider made by the wine markers from such labels as Lucy Margaux (Lucy M), Shob Brook Wines (Didi is their experimental range) and Gentle folk stack up?

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Sitting Duck Apple Cider
8 years ago

Sitting Duck Apple Cider

Since starting this blog I’ve been amazed at how many different Aussie ciders are out there. Do a search on Twitter for cider makers and you will be amazed at how many you will find.  Quite a few of the Australian cider are at the on the sweeter end of the spectrum. Sitting Duck Apple Cider stands out from the crowd being the driest Aussie cider I’ve tasted. Free from concentrate and only using local Adelaide Hills apples, It’s easy to see why its won awards at the Perth and Sydney Royal Shows.

Over a couple emails Nick Penprase, Sales Manager at Rocland Estate (Sitting Duck’s parent company) told me about Sitting Duck Cider.
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The Barossa Valley Cider Co – Squashed Apple Cider
8 years ago

The Barossa Valley Cider Co – Squashed Apple Cider

There are some interesting  things happening on the South Australian Cider scene at the moment. The brothers at The Barossa Valley Cider Co. with their Squashed Apple Cider are a great example of this, going from strength to strength in the market.

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Apple Cider by The Hills Cider Company
8 years ago

Apple Cider by The Hills Cider Company

Back in 2010 two mates set themselves with a simple goal – to make Australia’s best cider! By keeping it local and keeping it simple, the Hills Cider Company has come up with a cider that is hard to beat and gives you every bang for your buck. Read More