Wassail 2017

Earlier this month we had our second Wassail. This centuries-old cider tradition is such a fun way to welcome friends to the orchard and together celebrate the crop that was last season while humbly asking the trees for another bountiful crop. A wassail traditionally...

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Winter in the Orchard

With storybook snowflakes blanketing the orchard, we exhale. The record-breaking crop of 2016 is complete.  The only apples left are the ones that were left behind  - not enough color, some unmarketable blemish, under or over sized. These are gifts to the birds and...

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Buy Local

This project is supported by the BC Government’s Buy Local Program; delivered by the Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC with funding from the BC Ministry of Agriculture. We are grateful to have received funding from the BC Government's Buy Local Program. This...

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Vanilla Plum Cider Experiment

We are often asked how we come up with our new flavours.   While I'd love to perpetuate an aura of mystery by suggesting some secret flavour lab with highly scientific trials and some upper echelon of red-seal trained tasters....really, like ourselves and our cider,...

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Cranberry Cinnamon 2.0

With stock of all other ciders sold out (save the last few cases of Crackwhip) we have decided to release  Cranberry Cinnamon just a touch early.  With tart notes of BC-grown cranberry, and warm spice from whole cinnamon sticks, this cider is the perfect segue from...

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Dinner & Concert in the Orchard

Join us for a beautiful night of dining, music, and cider in the orchard. We are proud to present The Dharma Dolls for a magical evening in the orchard.  Our only event of the season, don't miss out on this 3-course alfresco dinner catered by Basket-Case Picnics, ...

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Gift Boxes

We now have beautiful custom-illustrated gift boxes available. For individual gifting, or for professionals looking to give a truly local, premium gift to their clients, a 4-pack of ciders is a unique (and delicious!) option. For corporate gifts or professionals...

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Hand-Forged

The ability to take something raw and shapeless - a chunk of wood, a hunk of clay, fresh garden ingredients - and transform it into something new and beautiful - a bowl, a mug, a meal - is a simple definition of the word 'craft'.  The word conjures images of...

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Workshop: Cider 101

Cider 101 Curious about 'real cider' and how it's made? Would you like to develop your appreciation for this craft beverage and become more knowledgeable about the full branch-to-bottle process? Take our Cider 101 course led by our "Pommelier" Shannon Jules and be led...

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Cider Club is Open

Our Cider Club is now open for applications for 2016. When we started the club last season we weren't really sure if anyone would even sign up - but then we were blown away by the enthusiasm and support. As we develop our vision for the cidery going forward, foremost...

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Good-bye Winter

Before it's too far gone, I wanted to share a handful of orchard winter pictures. People ask us what we do all winter, if we've had some nice "time off".  While the pace is definitely less intense than the hectic spring/summer/fall bonanza , truth is there is still...

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CiderCon 2016

Recently we escaped for a few days to Portland for the 2016 Cider Conference. Visiting a few other cideries and attending the workshops was the breath of fresh air our little operation needed. With so much enthusiasm and growth in this young industry it is an...

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