Windswept & Interesting

Adventures in cryoextraction

Adventures in cryoextraction While for the most part we like our ciders bone dry, there are occasions where a little sweetness can enhance your experience of a cider. There are lots of techniques a cidermaker can use to produce cider with some natural residual sugar. Here we use frozen organic Northern Spy and Ida Red apples and the process of cryoextraction to produce a rich and naturally sweet apple essence.

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Lost orchard project update. Can we really save an orchard?

Lost orchard project update. Can we really save an orchard? After being given the opportunity to harvest organic apples for our Lost Orchard Cider from a rare old urban orchard site near Georgian Bay, we've discovered that this orchard is at risk of being torn out. Will we be able to save this orchard and craft more award winning cider from it next year?

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February at the Cidery

February at the Cidery It's February and another apple growing season is just around the corner. What are your cider makers up to this time of year? The ciders are ageing in the cellar and we're planning for another landmark year in the orchards and at the cidery.

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