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The Fuss Free Foodie introduction

We hope to bring you a series of new recipes using cider this year, to celebrate the great range and diversity of British ciders.  Here is the first one from food blogger "The Fuss Free Foodie" using Sheppy's to help create this lovely dish - visit the recipe page and...

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Aston Manor Cider

It was with sadness that we heard this month about the passing of Peter Ellis, former managing director of Aston Manor Cider.  In an announcement from the business, Chief Executive Gordon Johncox said: "Peter had been ill for some time but faced his condition with...

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INTRODUCING DABINETT AND REDWOOD INTO THATCHERS CIDER BARN

Dabinett and Redwood are the two new ciders introduced into the Thatchers Cider Barn range for 2017/18. The series of special vintage ciders feature small batch runs, with each cider demonstrating a particular skill or story about the apple varieties chosen. The...

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Mulled cider recipes – perfect for Christmas

We love seeing all the mulled cider posts at the moment, so here's one that we liked for it's simplicity.  There are many others you can find with all sorts of wonderful additions, but basically, just choose your favourite cider and get started... and take a look at...

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RECORD HARVEST IS JUST THE START

After several years of investment added 400,000 trees to the landscape, Aston Manor Cider has just completed a record harvest. The 2017 harvest is a landmark as all new orchards have provided fruit for the first time. The business anticipates yields from the recent...

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Heineken calls for a Package for Pubs in the Budget

The second Budget of 2017 will be announced on 22 November and we’re calling for a different outcome to the first 2017 budget, which saw the Chancellor increase duty on cider.  The cider, brewing and pubs sector supports hundreds of thousands of jobs and contributes...

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‘S’ Marks the Can!

Can they do it? Yes they can! Sheppy's is one of the oldest and most distinguished cider making families in the world - with a rich history that spans six generations and 200 years. Headed by Master of Cider David Sheppy, the traditional cider makers have launched a...

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World Class Cider from Knights

Knights Malvern Gold has been hailed as the World’s Best Non-Sparkling Cider by the expert judges of the World Cider Awards.   The World Cider Awards is an international competition that selects the very best in all the recognised styles of cider. Knights Malvern Gold...

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Thatchers Open Day

What a fantastic day it was at our Myrtle Farm Open Day on Saturday (16th September 2017). We’d like to say a huge thank you from us all at Thatchers to all our visitors who came along to help make the day one to remember. There were many familiar faces in the crowds,...

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