Cider news

  • Dabinett cider

    Dabinett cider

    As it often the case with the more tannic ciders, our single variety, pet nat Dabinett cider has taken a while to reach its best. Those luscious tannins like to take their time to relax, soften and mature. At last, we are now happy to release this 2020 vintage for it to be enjoyed by…

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  • Dorset orchard extension in progress

    Dorset orchard extension in progress

    It’s been a relatively cold winter for being outdoors, but we’ve braved the elements to do some much-needed work on the land. We’ve been preparing a 2½-acre extension to Temple Orchard, our home Dorset orchard. This extension will bring the total area of the orchard to just over 5 acres. With extensive land-drainage repairs now…

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  • Kingston Black cider

    Kingston Black cider

    We are very happy to announce that we have recently released our 2021 single variety Kingston Black cider. This wonderful cider was made purely from Kingston Black cider apples that we handpicked in an unsprayed orchard just over the border in Somerset. It is an unfiltered, still cider, fermented only with wild yeasts. It comes…

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  • Dorset Perry?

    Dorset Perry?

    Having recently begun picking fruit in an orchard that has a number of perry pear trees, we have decided to try making a Dorset perry. This is our first attempt at making perry, and it is a drink that is well known for being an unpredictable and delicate creation, so we certainly aren’t taking anything…

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