We’ve had a lot to celebrate lately at Apple County Cider. Not only have we recently turned 3 –happy birthday to us! – but we’ve also won a couple of super snazzy awards…
At the culmination of this year’s Great Taste Awards, we were thrilled and honoured to collect our second Golden Fork for the best food or drink product from Wales. And we had a fabulous time at the awards dinner! Continue reading Forking Brilliant!
For the second year in a row Apple County Cider have made the Great Taste Top 50 winner list! Last year, our Vilberie sparkling cider won a Golden Fork for the best food or drink in Wales. And we are thrilled to announce that this year, our Dabinett cider has come up trumps, and made it through to the exclusive top 50. As such, it was recently featured in The Times! Continue reading Great Taste Top 50!
Take 90 pure juice ciders and perries. Add a generous measure of sunshine. Serve up with live music in a beautiful setting. And you have a recipe for a great cider festival!
The Welsh Cider and Perry festival is always a highlight on the Apple County calendar. And this year was no disappointment. The organisers welcomed more than 3000 cider fans over 4 days, reaching capacity early on the Saturday. The festival takes place near Chepstow within the walls of Caldicot Castle – a stunning, historic backdrop to a lovely relaxed event. Continue reading A Golden Day at The Welsh Cider and Perry Festival
A new addition to our cookbook shelf arrived last week. And the most exciting part is that we’re in it! The book is called Food Stories and it is the very first edition of a new seasonal recipe collection celebrating rare food brands. Continue reading Food, Glorious Food Stories
Great Taste awards are a big deal for food and drink producers. You can’t bluff your way through based on reputation. You can’t hide behind the best looking packaging. Great Taste awards are blind-tasted, and judged by over 400 of the most demanding palates as belong to a host of food critics, chefs, cooks, expert producers, food writers and journalists. Continue reading Lifting the Golden Fork for Wales!