Tag Archives: perry
Posted on April 8, 2010 by Jim C.
CNN interviews Mike Johnson of Ross Cider and finds out what makes their collection of perry pears so special. The video also includes a brief tour around the orchards, and of course a tasting. Ross cider farm is located between the Herefordshire and Welsh borders.
Posted on August 5, 2009 by Jim C.
Cider’s recent overhaul from scary scrumpy to fashionable festival tipple is well documented. Now its lesser-known sibling, perry, has also had a makeover. Waitrose’s perry sales are up 42 per cent from last year and Magners has just launched Magners Pear with an £8million marketing campaign. Perry, sometimes known as pear cider, is a drink [...]
Posted on July 21, 2009 by Jim C.
CAMRA announced that Gwatkin’s Yarlington Mill cider of Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, and Broadoak Perry of Clutton, Somerset, won Gold medals at CAMRA’s National Cider and Perry Championships 2009, held at the Reading Beer and Cider Festival over the May bank holiday weekend. The results are: Cider GOLD – Gwatkin, Yarlington Mill (Abbey Dore,Herefordshire) SILVER (Joint) [...]