The chancellor has announced that the government will retain the current duty exemption for small cider producers. Thanks to your support we were able to hand in a petition with over 26,000 signatures urging the government to back small cider producers. On 8 July, the government responded positively in its budget. This is excellent news for real […]
Posted on 28 Aug 2015 by Jim C.
Sawdays have created a new campaign to encourage travel to the wonderful region of Normandy, France – to visit cider and calvados producers. They’ve put together two unique itineraries and some fun and informative illustrations with tips from “Food and Normandy cider pairings” to a “handy cider phrasebook” and “What kind of calvados drinker are you?” […]
Months of apple picking across all 500 acres of orchards on the Killerton estate culminates in a two day family festival to mark National Apple Day. On Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October Location: Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3LE Sparrow Park orchard is festooned with bunting, stalls are scattered between the apple trees, and live […]
I do like a bit of science, and here is the science bit, when sipping on your cider in the sunshine. Credit – Marshwood Vale Cider.
The Jolly Judge is hosting a Real Cider Festival on Wednesday 15th of July to Tuesday 21th of July After the huge success of our spring cider festival, The Jolly Judge will be hosting its annual summer real cider and perry festival. The festival will feature over 25 different ciders and perries from Gwatkin, Gwynt Y […]
The team behind iconic east London pub Sebright Arms and The Miller in Bermondsey is excited to announce London’s largest cider Festival – coming to both venues in July. Ciderdog will be held in East London for the first time for Shoreditch and Hackney cider lovers at Sebright Arms on Saturday 4 July. The festival will return […]
Ahh, Springtime in Sussex – can only mean one thing – the largest cider and beer event on the South Coast – The Sussex Cider and Beer Festival. It was my pleasure this year to be on the judging panel for the regional ciders that were submitted by 16 cider makers across the counties of […]
Posted on March 17, 2015 by Jim C.
We don’t need an excuse to visit the beautiful and grand venue of Stanmer House, near Brighton. It’s based in Stanmer village which has an old Sussex feel, a great start, or finish to an adventure in the South Downs National Park. My wife and I attended an evening at Stanmer House hosted by the […]