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17-05-2018

Franklin’s Night – The battle between the Devil, the Brewer and the Cidermaker

It’s safe to say that we’re passionate about the history of Devon Cider at Sandford Orchards, but the thing that makes us really proud is the cider heritage of Crediton,… Read more »

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19-04-2018

Demand Devon Cider!

We love our cider in Devon. Did you know that in 2017 we drank over 193,000,000 litres of the stuff? But only 1 in 5 of those pints was actually… Read more »

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Devon Red Soil
05-04-2018

There’s Something Special About This Valley

Devon Redlands There’s a certain something about the valley where we live, it’s not by chance that some of the region’s finest food producers are based here in the Creedy… Read more »

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28-03-2018

Look Who’s Back!

Secret Cider Society Returns! We’re pleased to announce that Secret Cider is returning next month.  We’re kicking off again on the 28th April with one of SCS’s favourites Hornbrook Kitchen…. Read more »

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01-03-2018

Why Cold is Gold for the Cider

More Rain, More Milk Sir My wife’s Grandfather was a dairyman who milked his cows out in the fields. When it rained the churns got a little top-up from mother… Read more »

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Cider Con 2018
13-02-2018

A Devon Ciderman At American Cider Con

Bringing Back Spitters To The land Of The Free! As I glanced up at a imposing phallus on a dive-bar wall and received an earful of frank advice from a… Read more »

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Wassailing
17-01-2018

Old Apple Tree We Wassail Thee..

In the dark and gloomy evenings of mid January, a strange sight can be seen up and down the West Country. Processions of people armed with pots and pans can… Read more »

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23-11-2017

It’s almost over, and now we wait…

November signals the end of harvest in the cider world and here at Sandford Orchards our press is slowing down, dealing with the last few apples to fall from the trees. In… Read more »

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13-09-2017

Why our Pioneer Range is Leading the Way in Cidermaking.

We’re having an amazing September at Sandford Orchards. Not only does it look like we’re on for a great apple harvest, we’ve picked up one of the leading awards in… Read more »

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Devon Orchards
31-08-2017

Why Slow Food Is Important

Last year we were asked to become members of the Slow Food Movement UK.  Being a small producer, it’s a movement close to our hearts so we were delighted to… Read more »

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