The Houghton Project, based on a family farm in Bodenham, Herefordshire has won two awards at The International Cider and Perry Competition, held at The Hereford Cider Museum on Thursday 5th May 2022.
The team were delighted to take first prize in the sweet cider category, and second prize in the sweet perry category, beating off stiff competition from a total of 186 entries from across the UK and other countries around the world, including the USA.

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The fantastic 2 event in Much Marcle is back, after 2 years off.

There will be lots of opportunities to enjoy the local orchards, see, hear and smell cider being made and taste many different varieties of apples, local ciders, perries and apple juices.

Most of the activities take place in the open air.  For those events taking place indoors (eg talks in The Haywain), please be prepared to wear a face covering.  For these indoor venues we will ensure there is effective ventilation.

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It’s harvest time!

This time of year we get lots of messages of cider makers that are accepting donations of local apples.

Please find details below of all people that have replied to us.

If you have apples that would otherwise go to waste then please contact them directly.

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Modern British Cider is released on Monday 6th September and is the culmination of a year’s worth of blood, sweat and tears (and many fermented apples) from The Ciderologist.
It features many people, makers, themes, challenges and opportunities that are crucial to cider’s present and its future, and he wants the whole world to know just how special and critical this Modern age of cider is.

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Ahead of English Tourism Week (22 – 31 May 2021), Eat Sleep Live Herefordshire on the launch of their exciting new Sip Drink Tour Herefordshire drink trail.

‘Sip Drink Tour Herefordshire’ is an exciting new trail highlighting the finest drinks producers the county has to offer, from its famous artisan ciders to delicious fruit liqueurs and award-winning vodkas and gins.

The new 20-page trail booklet, curated by Eat Sleep Live Herefordshire, the county’s leading destination marketing organisation, features 17 of Herefordshire’s finest drink producers, plus the fascinating Museum of Cider, Two Farmers Crisps – the UK’s first 100% plastic free crisp brand – and the much-loved Crown Inn pub, who proudly serve their very own craft ‘Kings’ cider.

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