Tag Archives: cider orchard

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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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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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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