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Cider Done Right, The Film

Watch our new film and find out what Cider Done Right really means. Get a glimpse behind the scenes and discover the people, places and processes involved in making our… Read more »

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Franklin's Night

The Battle Between the Devil and a Cider Maker

Cider and English Folklore Cider making is an ancient practice which has been a core part of life in the Crediton valley for many hundreds of years. As with anything… Read more »

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Identifying lost apple varieties

In search of the golden apple – Identifying lost apple varieties

A couple of years ago we threw open the gates of some of our oldest orchards to a team of scientists from Bristol University. They were setting out on a… Read more »

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Apple Orchard

An Introduction to the Craft Cider Harvest Season

The life of an apple tree is an annual one. It blossoms in spring; the fruit ripens over the summer and then is ready for harvesting in the autumn. The… Read more »

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Cider terminology to make you a cider expert

The cidermaking world is full of terminology potentially new to those who don’t work in the industry, and whilst to us these are second nature, some of the terms take… Read more »

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3 cans of craft cider

How To Enjoy Craft Cider All Year Round

Amongst consumers, cider is typically seen as a drink for the summer season, perfect for festivals, or a day at the beach or relaxing with friends in the sun. That… Read more »

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No Staycation To Devon Is Complete Without A Cider Mill Tour

No Staycation To Devon Is Complete Without A Cider Mill Tour

At last, summer is looming on the horizon and we can start to plan our holiday months and think about dusting off our sunny outfits. On certain days in summer… Read more »

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Top 5 cider cocktail recipes

Summer cider cocktails: Top 5 cider cocktail recipes

The sun has finally seemed to make an appearance over the past few weeks, and it really is beginning to feel like summer is just around the corner. For us,… Read more »

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Cider Vat

Types of cider: Traditional vs Session

Non-cider drinkers may be forgiven for assuming that cider is a drink with little variety or nuance, however as we at Sandford and our cider-literate customers know, that couldn’t be… Read more »

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Breakthrough Awards

And The Winner Is…

Awards Like No Other The Breakthrough Cider Maker Awards are nothing like any other cider competition. It’s the competition that I wish I could have won when I was starting… Read more »

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