Devon Mist & Shellfish

Devon Mist shellfish recipe

Whilst cider is one of the best-known products of Devon, you can also find some of the freshest and most delicious seafood in the west of England. Think Brixham crab, prawns from Dartmouth and lobster from Torbay. Particular seafood is…

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 winter months, much like all of us, are reserved for…

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 some understanding. Of course, there are many cider lovers out…

Autumn BBQ with cider

Autumn BBQ recipes with the best Craft ciders

We’ve been blessed with beautiful weather these past few months, and whilst summer may be coming to a close, hopefully the sunshine will stick around for a while longer. Even if it doesn’t though, we’re not ready to say goodbye…

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 is reflected in sales of the drink: as the days…

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 in the UK, it can make you question the need…

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, summer is a season particularly synonymous with barbeques, picnics, and…

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 further from the truth of the matter. The possibilities with…

Add A Splash of Sandford Orchards Cider To Your Barbeques This Summer

Add A Splash of Cider To Your Barbeques

Ask any Briton when, in their opinion, it is appropriate to fire up the BBQ and start grilling and you’ll get a range of answers. On one end of the scale, you have the hardy types who will tell you…

Cider Can Being Opened

Cider: Everything you need to know

Cider is typically synonymous with the Southwest regions of the UK and summers spent by the beach, at festivals or in the pub. However, the origins of cider go back a long way, certainly well before the idea of music…