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Delis, farm shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs – Cheltenham

Delis, farm shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs – Cheltenham

| February 11, 2014

We’re bringing our ciders and organic soft drinks to Cheltenham for the first time. Come and see us at the Food & Drink Trade Show, Cheltenham 24 – 25 February 2014 Organic Ciders – Vintage and Devon Blush Organic Sparkling Soft Drinks – Elderflower, Lemonade, Apple, Apple and Elderflower and Blackberry and Apple Blush. Ginger […]

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Long apple harvest

Long apple harvest

| January 22, 2014

After a long harvest, day after day of pressing and a busy Christmas, we’re enjoying a bit of a quiet time and are gathering our thoughts and making plans for this year. The sheep are back in the orchards, eating the remains of the apples. The rain came at the right time – just when […]

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‘Sorry, Champagne, but cider is the original Fizz’ says Henry Jeffreys from the Spectator

‘Sorry, Champagne, but cider is the original Fizz’ says Henry Jeffreys from the Spectator

| September 25, 2013

‘The techniques that create Champagne were born in the forgotten cider boom of the 17th century’ Read Henry Jeffrey’s interesting article here.  See what he has to say about Ashridge Sparkling Vintage too. Not bad eh? ‘Last week I tried a superb bottle-fermented Devon cider called Ashridge Sparkling Vintage. It was a very elegant West […]

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★★★ Gold and Top 50 Foods listing! Organic Devon Blush Cider

★★★ Gold and Top 50 Foods listing! Organic Devon Blush Cider

| August 9, 2013

We are really, really pleased to have been awarded a 3 Star Gold  Great Taste Award for our Devon Blush Organic Cider. As well as 4 more 1 Star Golds for our other bottled and sparkling ciders and our sparkling organic Apple Juice. 5 Golds in all. ★★★ EXQUISITE. WOW! TASTE THAT ★★ OUTSTANDING ★ […]

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Kegged Ciders available now

Kegged Ciders available now

| August 7, 2013

Ashridge are excited to announce that two kegged versions of our award-winning ciders are now available. Although the purists will always go for a traditional draught cider, we are trying to cater for the widest possible audience, and we are confident that this kegged cider will have a strong following, like our other ciders. There […]

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Ashburton Food and Drink Festival and Music

Ashburton Food and Drink Festival and Music

| July 13, 2013

Ashburton Food and Drink Festival Saturday 14th September. Free entry. Lots of food stalls in the town. Chef Demos in Cookery Theatre.  Seek us out and try our ciders along with all the other local products. Music Festival in the pubs too.

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Bristol Foodies (and Drinkies) Come and try our Devon ciders

Bristol Foodies (and Drinkies) Come and try our Devon ciders

| July 9, 2013

Come to our stand at Bristol Foodies Festival this weekend: 12th,13th and 14th July. 11.00 -7.00 p.m. We have a great range of organic ciders and sparkling drinks. All available chilled by the glass or to take home and enjoy. Lots of sunshine promised so you might get thirsty! seek us out. We’re good at quenching […]

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New season Organic Elderflower Presse in the making

New season Organic Elderflower Presse in the making

| July 2, 2013

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Organic Sparkling Apple and Elderflower – delicious!

Organic Sparkling Apple and Elderflower – delicious!

| June 6, 2013

What more could you want on a lovely warm summer’s day than a long, cool drink? Try our delicious organic sparkling drinks, available in loads of outlets around the Westcountry.

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Eat local, celebrate native foods, live well – Ethicurean philosophy

Eat local, celebrate native foods, live well – Ethicurean philosophy

| May 8, 2013

The Ethicurean Cookbook: Recipes, foods and spirituous liquors, from our bounteous walled garden in the several seasons of the year   The Ethicurean philosophy is simple: eat local, celebrate native foods, live well. The Ethicurean is quietly changing the face of modern British cooking:­ all from a walled garden in the heart of the Mendip Hills. […]

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