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In memory of Ivor Dunkerton “We’re deep into flavour here. Our ciders really taste of apples.”

17th August 2017 The last three years have brought many changes to Dunkertons Cider. Three years ago Ivor and Susie Dunkerton decided it was time to step back from the running of the business and their son, Julian, and Jeremy (Bean) Benson took over the management of the company. Julian and Bean soon realised that [...]

By | 2017-08-17T17:30:28+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on In memory of Ivor Dunkerton “We’re deep into flavour here. Our ciders really taste of apples.”

2017 Harvest Season Starting Soon

The harvest season is nearly upon us! It’s a crucial time of year for Dunkertons and our family of fruit growers. We need to ensure that all the apples are harvested to a high standard to enable us to make the finest organic cider and perry. Cider making in the UK has an extensive history [...]

By | 2017-08-11T11:33:37+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Craft Cider, Harvest, orchards, organic, pears, perry|Comments Off on 2017 Harvest Season Starting Soon

Success in the US At The GLINTCAP Awards

  We are absolutely delighted to announce that thanks to our US partner Winesellers Ltd we were winners at the Great Lakes International Cider and Perry (GLINTCAP) Competition 2017. The GLINTCAP awards, which took place on April 20th and 21st this year, had a total of 1,206 entries so obviously we were totally chuffed [...]

By | 2017-07-18T11:54:18+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Black Fox, Dry Organic, perry|Comments Off on Success in the US At The GLINTCAP Awards

IMPORTANT: New Opening Hours for Pembridge Shop

Our shop at Pembridge Herefordshire will only open on Fridays and Saturdays 10 am - 5 pm as from Friday 31st March. Our new shop in Cheltenham will be opening in a couple of months once the building work has been completed. Our online shop is always open www.dunkertonscider.co.uk/shop/ where you pick and choose your [...]

By | 2017-04-01T11:51:11+00:00 March 17th, 2017|cider, Cider Shop, moving|Comments Off on IMPORTANT: New Opening Hours for Pembridge Shop

Herefordshire Onion Soup and Rarebit

Our former chief cider maker Robert certainly knows how to cook with our ciders and perry. Here is another one of his delicious rceipes for you to try.  Dark, wet, cold days  call for something warming and reassuring and this soup offers that comfort. It does take a long time to cook but once [...]

By | 2017-03-06T12:19:37+00:00 March 6th, 2017|apple, cake, pears, perry, Recipe|Comments Off on Herefordshire Onion Soup and Rarebit

Guest Post From Our Former Chief Cider Maker Robert West

There is one farmer who provides more varieties of cider apples and perry pears than any other farmer to Dunkertons Cider – John Tedstone. He is a real orchard enthusiast. Whenever he is about the county and he sees a variety of apple or pear he hasn’t seen before he will take a cutting and [...]

By | 2016-11-30T15:20:04+00:00 November 30th, 2016|apple, cake, pears, perry|Comments Off on Guest Post From Our Former Chief Cider Maker Robert West

Chocolate Apple Cake

This is a fantastic recipe for you all to try: Chocolate Apple Cake shared with us by Robert our former chief cider maker. If anyone knows anything about apples and their marvellous characteristics for culinary creations, it’s him!  If you have a go at making it and you fancy sharing a slice, please feel free [...]

By | 2016-11-21T13:38:14+00:00 November 21st, 2016|apple, Apple Cider, cake|Comments Off on Chocolate Apple Cake

Dunkertons Perry Wins Silver at First U.S. Open Cider Championship

We are delighted to tell you all that our organic Perry won silver medal at the U.S. Open Cider Championships.  Our drinks have only recently arrived Stateside so the fact we have won a silver medal at such a prestigious cider competition in our first year of availability in the US is obviously extremely satisfying. Cideries from California to [...]

By | 2016-11-16T18:32:02+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dunkertons Perry Wins Silver at First U.S. Open Cider Championship

Dunkertons Cider Available in the US

Great news for our American fans - Dunkertons Cider is  available in the US thanks to our new partners Winesellers, Ltd. This means 2 varieties of our cider and our perry will now be available for the first time in the US market from this September : our award winning Black Fox, Organic Dry, and our [...]

By | 2016-08-19T14:32:48+00:00 August 19th, 2016|apple, Apple Cider, Black Fox, Craft Cider, organic, perry|Comments Off on Dunkertons Cider Available in the US

Dunkertons Cider Sign up to Happerley

We are excited to tell you all that Dunkertons Cider signed up to  Happerley  to help create honest provenance in our UK food networks so consumers can 'Name the Farm'. Happerley involves likeminded producers, intermediaries, retailers and consumers uniting together.  The critical aim is to connect consumers to the ‘farm’ of origin by providing traceability and provenance [...]

By | 2016-11-16T18:52:43+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dunkertons Cider Sign up to Happerley