We’re feel very lucky here at Apple County to be living in such a stunning part of the country. If you’re anything like us, now that the longer days have arrived and the sun is shining, you’ll want to be spending as much time as possible outside…
It’s hard to beat the buzz of a great food festival on a sunny weekend. And Abergavenny Food Festival would certainly take some beating! Only a little over 10 miles from our orchards, we love to see this great local town swathed in stalls and flooded with foodies. It’s a truely premier league food festival, with over 30,000 visitors drawn from far and wide to Abergavenny for one delicious weekend. Continue reading The Awesome, Abergavenny Food Festival
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!
There is no shortage of great events to get out and about to at this time of year. We’ve shortlisted some of the best events of summer 2016, in some of our favourite places within reach of Apple County. They also all happen to be great occasions to enjoy a lovely cool cider when you’re there… Continue reading Our Top 7 Events of Summer 2016
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
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!