Update - We are sorry to say that our shop at Cockington Court is currently closed due to Tier 3 restrictions until further notice.
We are a small family business making artisan drinks, including cider, in the picturesque village of Stoke Gabriel, by the River Dart in South Devon.
We also have a shop and drink-making studio at Cockington Court, near Torquay, where our drinks can be purchased.
We make all our ciders from apples hand-picked in local orchards which are managed traditionally and wildlife friendly. All the apples we use are free from any chemical sprays or fertiliser, and come from within 3 miles of our ciderhouse.
We make small batches of cider using the apples' natural sugars and wild yeasts on the skin.
Our cider is 100% apple juice with no added sulphites. Our unadulterated cider is a pure expression of the soil and climate of where we live. Yarde cider is still made the traditional way, by wrapping the apple pulp in cloths and gently squeezing it. The cider is then left for a few months on its lees to maximise the flavour, before racking off and bottling.
We make two styles of cider:
Please note, our ciderhouse in Stoke Gabriel is not open to the public.