Cider Events During a Time of Crisis
Updated: Sep 30
Pulling Together for Cider Noticeboard
Maintained weekly by Dick Withecombe, Central Manchester CAMRA Cider Rep.
Live tastings and events
#RGPM - Ridiculously Good Perry Monday
Look out for the #rgpm hashtag on Twitter each week - join in with a perry
Fine Cider Friday with James Finch, The Cider Critic - 6.30pm
New cider article by Adam Wells, The Drink Scribble
Friday 25th September
Once Upon A Tree, Dabinett Bacchus 2018
Cidentro, Lightly Sparkling 2018
Gospel Green, Rose 2017
Delivered for £45.00.
Saturday October 3rd
Kentish Pip - Live Harvest Tours - Open Day and Cider Bar
Tours are £10 - Guided Orchard Walk - Cidery Tour
Next weeks Discover Cider theme is Cider and Food
5th to 9th October
Thursday October 8th
Manchester Cider Club with Matthew Curtis
Matthew will introduce Cider and the Pellicle Magazine story
Zoom tickets and three ciders - £25 : available on Eventbrite / Manchester Cider Club - Zoom only tickets also available
Wilding Cider - Stoke Red (Bittersharp, naturally sweet by process)
Little Pomona Cider - Kingston Black, new release for October (Bittersharp)
Dunham Press Cider - Browns and Dabinett (a Sharp and Bittersweet blend)
Friday 9th October
Online Zoom Cider Tasting with Gabe Cook, hosted by Cider is Wine
The Gabe Cook collection of ciders made like wine
Thursday November 12th
Manchester Cider Club with Simon Day. Once Upon A Tree
Exploring the crossover from wine to cider through co-fermentation and cryo-extraction.
Simon will talk about the origins of Once Upon A Tree and the journey he has taken as a winemaker turned cidermaker in producing ciders, and his experimentations that blur the boundaries of wine and cider.
Three ciders will be sampled:
Bacchus Lees Co-ferment Cider 75cl
Dabinett & Pinot Co-ferment Cider 75cl
Tasting size - sample bottle of the latest release of Blenheim Superb Ice Cider.
Tickets: £20 for the two ciders and ice cider taster plus Zoom Ticket
Saturday 14th November
Cider and Music on Zoom
Little Pomona - Table Cider 7.3%
Ross Cider - Blakeney Red & Brandy Perry
Caledonian Cider - Islay Cask 6%
Eve's Cidery (US) - Albee Hill 2017 7%
Pomologik (Sweden) - Björk 6.5%
Anxo /Tom Oliver- Hereford Gold 6.9% and Anxo Rosé 6.9% - 335ml cans
Hosted by Charlie Hoosen-Sykes from the Gin Fuelled Bluestocking - Manchester Food and Drink Blog
Cider Blogs and Articles
Episode 1 - Little Pomona, with Susanna and James Forbes with BlairCote
Episode 2 - Hollow Ash Orchard - Cwm Maddoc Cider and Perry, with Jeremy Harris
Episode 3 - Greggs Pit, with James Marsden
Episode 4 - DuckChicken, with Colleen O'Sullivan and James Mann
Episode 5 - Nightingale Cider, with Sam Nightingale
Interviews by Albert Johnson from Ross on Wye Cider and Perry Co. - four further episodes are currently being edited
Interviews with Tom Oliver from Oliver's Cider and Perry, Susanna Forbes from Little Pomona Cidery and Orchard and Elizabeth Pimblett from The Museum of Cider, Hereford. Katie Wiles spent a weekend in Herefordshire in October learn all about Cider, working at Little Pomona and visiting the Museum. Tom Oliver was interviewed at the CAMRA Manchester Beer and Cider Festival.
Pubs. Pints. People. is the official podcast channel for the Campaign for Real Ale.
Hosts amateur cider maker and cider aficionado Matt Bundy, Ant Fiorillo and Katie Wiles are joined by correspondents in the field from around the country.
Available: Apple podcast and Spotify
Each Pub. Pints. People. episode delves into a different aspect of the beer, cider and pubs industry.
With topics ranging from beer and cider festivals to diversity and unsung heroes in the drinks industry, it is a must-listen for anyone with an interest in pubs, pints / glasses or people.
James Finch – The Cider Critic
You Tube TV channel for Fine Cider Friday and other videos
Including: Adam Wells: Around the World in 500 ciders
Adam Wells – The Drink Scribbler (Malt Magazine)
My essential case of cider:
Ryan Sealey – Caledonian Cider
Cider Buzz Manchester
Pulling Together For Cider - producer and suppliers listings / map
Magazines and Podcasts
Pellicle Magazine and Podcast
Fermentation Radio – Ciders Web
Sam Wilkin – Cellarman Sam – Cheese and Cider
You Tube TV