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Golden Apple Orchard is announced

The Skittery family in Herefordshire have been crowned the overall winners in HEINEKEN’s Golden Apple Awards. HEINEKEN, the name behind some of the nation’s best loved ciders including Bulmers and Strongbow, holds the biennial event to celebrate the contribution its...

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New Orchards Planted at Thatchers

Staff from Thatchers Cider have been planting 25,000 new apple trees this spring, in response to the growing demand for the Somerset cidermaker’s products. This Spring, Thatchers has been planting two of its favourite apple varieties, Dabinett, a vintage bittersweet...

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Westons launches Mortimer’s Orchard English Berry Cider

Westons is adding a new berry-flavoured variant to its hugely successful Mortimer’s Orchard super-premium cider brand as it adds further breadth to the top end of the cider market.   Mortimer’s Orchard – English Berry Cider is a sparkling, clear, berry-coloured cider...

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International Brewing & Cider Awards winner announced

Brewers and cider makers from across the globe gathered at London's Guildhall on 26th April for the unveiling of the Championship winners in the International Brewing & Cider Awards 2017.  Trophies were awarded to nine brewers and one cider maker from three...

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Cider News Digest

The Cider world is currently bursting with activity, as NACM members gear for the summer ahead.  Here's a roundup of the latest news. Merrydown launches its new Crisp Apple cider to complement a new branding for its Vintage Cider. Aspall releases its new 4.5% Aspall...

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Cider News Digest

So it's official: its spring! Time to dust off the shorts, sandals and summery dresses.  Well, maybe not quite yet but it won't be far away.  The world is cider is similarly bright and bustling with activity.  Here's the latest in case you've missed out. Family cider...

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Global Cider Forum

An exciting, new event has been announced by the European Cider & Fruit Wine Association (AICV).  Across the 6th and 7th September this year will be the inaugural Global Cider Forum.  This symposium, over 2 days, will bring together cider making expertise from all...

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Caple Rd Cider forms partnership with Backyard Cinema

Westons Caple Rd Cider, the UK’s first craft cider in a can, has formed a partnership to become the Official Cider of Backyard Cinema for the next two years. One of London’s favourite attractions, Backyard Cinema is known for transforming unique spaces into...

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Cider News Digest

As the days start to get longer, and the snowdrops wave their cheery white flags, it feels like the worst of winter is now behind us.  To add to this good news is the latest from the world of cider. Thanks to a rising interest in quality drinks, Russians are turning...

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