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Christmas in Ciderland

Pressing’s finished! Thanks to everyone who pressed, delivered and grew apples. While never an easy time, it’s was a lot less taxing than previous years thanks to the new conveyor and its magic powers. The last load of apples were … 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‚Äôs checked and working before the first fruit is ready. We bought a Voran … Continue reading

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