We use proper cider apples.
Located in the fertile plains of Sunny Otaki and river terraces of Ohau.
We only grow heritage apple and pear cultivars specific for their use in
They differ in bitterness or dryness of flavour. We have many different varieties, with names like Slack Ma Girdle, Knotted Kernel, Bisquet, Brown Snout, Kingston Black.
They are not the easiest to grow, generally not the nicest to eat, can set poor crops and ripen at vastly different times. Not many people making cider use these apples.
However, they make great cider
100% fresh pressed cider
Award Winning Cider…
Discovering what proper craft cider can be