Tag Archives: cider making

Pubs, festivals and bottle shops

As a small business, we’re always trying to get the most out of all our sales channels – making Worley’s as easily available as possible. This is one of the biggest challenges as a small cider maker because most of … Continue reading

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Autumn hues

We’re deep into Autumn now, and the colours are beautiful. Outside our house, the colours of the garden have mellowed, seed heads are popping and the abundance of summer has gone. It’s one of the most important times of year … Continue reading

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October-fest

And so the apples keep coming. It was a grey and drizzly start to last week, but Neil and helper Sean made excellent progress, pressing around 10 tons of apples in just four days. The new conveyer helped the workload … Continue reading

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Here come the apples

On Monday Helen visited The County Ground at Taunton to attend the Taste of the West category finalists lunch. Needless to say we were delighted to discover that our bottled Red Hen cider so impressed the judges that it was … Continue reading

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Eating, pressing & cider shopping

  Pressing news Much of last week was spent sorting out the pressing shed. Apple pressing is nearly upon us, and we have to make sure everything’s checked and working before the first fruit is ready. We bought a Voran … Continue reading

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We’re back!

Welcome back to the Worley’s Cider blog. It’s been a while since the last post, but we’re going to be posting more regularly from now on (we promise!) to let everyone know what’s going on at the farm and the … Continue reading

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Real cider making starts here

As November gets underway, the industrial ‘cider’ makers are starting to run towards the end of their apple supplies for the year – most of the pressing is done and the concentrated juice tucked away for the monthly making cycles … Continue reading

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Steamy start to the season

The one thing you can count on in the cider making season, is that you can’t count on anything. Every year is different in so many ways that you spend your whole time trying to work out how to re-create … Continue reading

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