November 3, 2018

Are you ready for Connecticut's first-ever Cider Week? This inaugural year kicks off on November 10th and continues for a whole week until November 18th, with special cider-themed events each and every day!

Connecticut Cider Week is a collaboration between local restaur...

November 2, 2018

As part of this series on different apple varieties, a selection of hybrids and chance seedlings is included to show the creativity of Mother Nature as well as the skill required by the hands that mimic her habits. One such apple of chance parentage, but which rocketed...

July 6, 2018

The humble apple. With over 7,500 different varieties worldwide, this simple fruit seems to have its place in nearly every culture. And with each region comes special breeds that have been adapted over time for the express purposes of that culture and region. One of th...

November 14, 2017

Cherry, blueberry, raspberry and more. When browsing the shelf at your local store or scoping out the tap handles at the cider bar, you may come across many different flavors of ciders.
But what really makes a cider a cider? What even is a "Raspberry Cider"? Does it co...

October 11, 2017

Everyone pretty much agrees that cider is made from apples. Well, not everyone. But even though the majority are in consensus on what cider comes from, they don't seem to agree on what terms are used to describe a cider in its finished form.

Today, that changes. The U...

October 3, 2017

"If its clear and yeller that's juice you got there feller.If its tangy and brown then you're in cider town!"

Growing up, apple juice was always a go-to drink for me. Nothing was more anticipated than my favorite dinner, chicken cutlets with honey mustard, with a glass...

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