We’re celebrating summer, fruit and cider with 3 NEW ciders including very special summer fruit cider…
This is always an exciting time of year in Apple County. After more than 6 months slowly developing and maturing, the cider has mellowed and rounded and is finally ready to drink and enjoy!
Continue reading NEW Fruit Cider marks official start of summer!
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
With just a week away until Father’s Day, we wanted to dedicate this blog post to all the Dads out there. And cider-in-hand, we’re sharing some thoughts on fatherhood and some thank yous to the Dads, including our own! At Apple County, Ben is both cider-maker and father. We are very proud of his achievements as award-winning cider and perry-maker but also of his role as Daddy to our son Francis. Continue reading Here’s to the Dads
Inspired by the our Vilberie braised chicken recipe in the inaugural Food Stories magazine, we’ve scoured the web for the very best and most delicious cider recipes to share with you.
Continue reading 14 of the best recipes for cooking with cider
There’s a growing sense of excitment at this time of year as we watch and wait as tree by tree and row by row those first dark pink buds burst open. Come and walk with us in our orchards at blossomtime.
Continue reading Blossomtime in Apple County
The best of Welsh food and drink staked their claim to a little piece of Birmingham for the Food & Drink Expo 2016 at the NEC this April. Apple County Cider Co. exhibited alongside 36 other Welsh food and drink businesses on the Food and Drink Wales stand. Continue reading The best of Welsh Food & Drink at the NEC
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
Whilst early mornings are still chilly here in Apple County, when the sun comes out, it feels deliciously warm again. Full full-blown spring seems just touching distance away. Continue reading Signs of Spring in Apple County
Last Friday, in preparation for St David’s day we packed our bags, loaded the van with cider and headed off down the M4. We had been invited to join a select group of producers in the Taste of Wales campaign, to promote Welsh food and drink in London around St David’s Day.
Continue reading Bringing a Taste of Wales to London
2015 was a big year for Apple County Cider Co. and it felt only right to mark the New Year in the orchards. A chance to express our hope for a healthy apple crop this year and more great cider to follow.
So we planned a Wassail, the first one for Apple County Cider. Continue reading Wassail!