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The Morning Advertiser Readers’ Choice Awards Cider Supplier of the Year – Winner!

A big thank you to all the Morning Advertiser readers who have voted us their favourite Cider Supplier in this year’s Morning Advertiser Readers’ Choice Awards. From the range of ciders we craft at Myrtle Farm, to the service and attention to detail we give our customers every step of the way, our mission is […]

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Wassailing in our orchards

The Wassail is a traditional ceremony that sees apple trees blessed with cider and awoken from their winter slumber. By creating as much noise as possible with pots, pans and sticks, Wassailers ward away the evil spirits from the orchards, all to ensure a fantastic apple harvest – and cider – the coming year. The […]

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Thatchers Cider is looking for the next generation of cidermakers!

As part of its Thatchers Talent Programme, the family run cidermaker will be holding a Careers Day on Saturday 8th February at Myrtle Farm in Sandford. The day will give people the chance to find out more about the range of exciting careers opportunities available, from apprenticeships through to university placements.   Thatchers Cider is […]

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INTRODUCING OUR ALCOHOL-FREE CIDER, ZERO

We’ve introduced our first alcohol-free cider, Thatchers Zero. Thatchers Zero has all the appley aromas and crisp refreshment expected from our master cidermakers here at Myrtle Farm. With a beautifully bright, golden appearance, crisp, medium dry taste, and fruity aroma, this is a drink that looks like cider and tastes like cider. If you’re looking […]

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We’re marking our partnership with Bath Rugby with a new special edition Farleigh Cider

We have toasted the renewal of our partnership agreement with Bath Rugby with a new special edition cider, pressed from apples grown in an orchard at the team’s training ground, Farleigh House.   The 2019/20 rugby campaign marks an eighth year of partnership between the Blue, Black and White and Thatchers. The apples were hand-picked […]

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GATHERING CROPS TO MAKE CIDER OF THE FUTURE

As harvest continues at Myrtle Farm, amongst the apples being collected are those from a special “100 Tree Trial”, that has seen 10,000 new trees of different apple varieties planted in Somerset. So called because the trees are planted in rows of 100, Chris Muntz-Torres, our orchard manager explains, “These are varieties that have either […]

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