Archive for the Tag 'Cider'


First Steps in Winemaking & Real Cidermaking On a Small Scale

Two new books have arrived, as we head into the last quarter of the year and the holiday gift giving season. But, these two are even more seasonal. This is the season to ferment, and these books are right on cue. Both are from Fox Chapel Publishing, celebrating their 20th Anniversary (1991 – 2011). [I […]


Autumnal Offerings ~ Cider Apples Fermented by Farnum Hill

When people find out that I’m from Maine, the first question is always, “Do you miss it?” I used to answer that I miss “the people,” because I left all of my family and friends behind, and no amount of sunshine and Mediterranean climate can replace people. Nearly 17 years later, it’s much deeper than […]