Thatchers Zero

Thatchers Cider has introduced Zero, its first alcohol-free cider, in time for Dry January. The new 0.0% ABV bottled cider has been created to appeal to consumers looking to moderate their alcohol consumption. It is said to have “all the appley aromas and crisp refreshment” expected from Thatchers’ master cidermakers at Myrtle Farm. Crafted using …

Ramborn Ice Cider

Luxembourg-based premium craft cider and perry producer Ramborn has added a limited release Meadow Orchard Ice Cider to its portfolio. The new 11% ABV sweet dessert cider, which is available to the on-trade and off-trade channels across global markets, is made of 100% traditional cider apples, which would otherwise have gone to waste, using the …

Heineken Halloween

The team at Heineken UK are offering a host of support and advice to help bar operators to capitalise on the 2019 Halloween party celebrations. Falling on a Thursday this year, Halloween represents a significant opportunity for operators to boost mid-week sales, as well as providing outlets with the perfect excuse to extend the occasion …

Stowford Press Cloudy Cider

Herefordshire-based cider producer Westons is adding a new sessionable ‘Cloudy’ variant to its Stowford Press cider range. Stowford Press Cloudy is a 4% ABV medium sweet cloudy apple cider. It is lightly carbonated and created with a natural haze through the fermentation process. The latest addition to the Westons Cider on-trade portfolio has been developed …

Garden Cider Company Berry & Cherry

The Garden Cider Company has added a new Berry & Cherry flavour to its line-up of hand-crafted premium ciders made entirely from locally sourced, donated apples. The new lightly sparkling variant, which presents a “bold blend” of raspberry and rich black cherries, is available in 500ml bottles, bag-in-box and 50 litre keg. Founded by brothers …

Ramborn Cider

Luxembourg-based producer Ramborn Cider Company is launching its range of sustainable, modern craft ciders and perries into global markets. Ramborn, which claims to be Luxembourg’s first cider company, is working to revive the rich history and tradition of cidermaking in the region, while working with farmers to “breathe new life” into meadow orchards throughout the …

The Good Cider range

Family-owned craft cider brand The Good Cider is adding a 2.5% ABV Lemon expression to its existing range to appeal to ‘mindful’ drinkers. Produced in Lerida, northern Spain, The Good Cider has a history of over 100 years in cider making, dating back to 1918. The new Radler Lemon, available in 330ml bottles, “packs a …

Magners Rosé cider

Magners Irish Cider has launched Magners Rosé, a light blush apple cider, to the UK on-trade. The new summery cider has been introduced on the back of the consumer appeal for pink gin and rosé wine, as well as the popularity of rosé cider in other parts of the world, particularly America. Crafted in the …

Old Mout Cider campaign

Old Mout Cider and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have joined forces for a new campaign, with the goal to protect half a million acres of habitat around the world. The partnership is the next chapter in Old Mout’s sustainability agenda, which has already seen the New Zealand-born, Heineken-owned cider help protect its native country’s …

Sassy Chateau

Zoe Fryday travels to Normandy to visit the home of Sassy Cidre It’s not every day that you get the pleasure of staying in a magnificent 18th century château in the heart of Normandy, France. From the exquisite classical architecture to the vast grounds and beautiful formal gardens, Château de Sassy takes your breath away, …