NEWS

The 2017 Poiré (pwa-ray) is in the bottle!

There is an expression, ‘pears for your heirs’.  Given that we planted our first perry pear trees 8 years ago, and our first commercial batch is only due to come out this year….we’d have to agree there is some wisdom in that.   In this bottling we’ve used Oldfield, Blakeney Red, Hendre Huffcap, Yellow Huffcap, […]

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July 24, 2018

Not ‘another’ Award….’THE’ Award!

We actually do other things than enter Cider competitions you know.  We have to make it first! But, absolutley thrilled to have received 3 medals and the Supreme Champion trophy for 3 of our entrants, in only our 2nd year of commercial sales, and our 1st year entering, (see what I did there….3, is the […]

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June 1, 2018

Munster Wine & Dine, a Springtime Stroll

While we don’t usually do tours, (well not yet anyway), we did have a great troupe….well, trouping about the long grass a few weeks back and have some great pics courtesy of CorkBilly, (BillyLyons). It was a pleasure to stroll around and have free verbal rein on pomological warblings to a captive, and interested audience!  […]

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June 1, 2018

Awards Season again, and we’re in Awards in 2018!

Happy to Belatedly announce, 2 medals on a Global level: a very respectable Silver in the highly competitive West Country Cider category for Johnny Fall Down – 2016 Rare Apple Bittersweet Cider, and a Bronze, (we’ll take it, its only our first year making it!) for Killahora Orchards – 2016 Pom’O Apple Port Thanks to […]

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June 1, 2018

Rare Apple Ice Wine Review by Tamlyn @Jancis Robinson

We are incredibly happy, surprised and thankful for this wonderfully written review by Tamlyn Currin of JancisRobinson.com and who kindly gave us permission to use. Coincidentally we had a speaking slot at the Ballymaloe Cookery School a few days after the review was published, where Jancis herself was speaking only a few days before! They […]

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March 16, 2018

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