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We are delighted to announce that we have renewed our agreement with Somerset County Cricket Club, continuing as Official Cider Partner for a further three years. This new deal is an extension of the current agreement which has seen Thatchers and Somerset County Cricket work together on many exciting ventures over the last six years. […]


Introducing our Summer Vintage

We have introduced a new seasonal cider into our traditional premium range for 2018. Summer Vintage, a 7.4% cider available in 500ml bottles, has been inspired by a stroll through our Somerset orchards, to create a light yet full flavoured cider for the summer months. With a touch of sweetness from our choice of dessert […]


New mini-keg for Thatchers Gold

We’re delighted to introduce our new 5 litre mini-keg for Thatchers Gold Cider. A 4.8%, medium dry Somerset cider crafted at Myrtle Farm in Sandford, Thatchers Gold is our much- loved cider, with a rich golden colour and made from a blend of bittersweet apples including Dabinett, Porters Perfection and Harry Masters Jersey. In fact, […]


Our Top Tips for Pruning Apple Trees at Home

It’s the perfect time of year to prune your apple tree and our Farm Manager, Chris, has a few top tips to help you. It’s important to remember that all apple varieties are different so there isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to pruning but here are a few basic principles: Regularly […]



We have been working hard to reduce our use of plastic packaging, and over the last twelve months we have developed and introduced recyclable cardboard packs for our cans of four ciders – Thatchers Gold and Thatchers Haze. The ciders are all canned and packaged at Thatchers family-run mill at Myrtle Farm. That means that […]


Growers of the Year 2017

Apples are our pride and joy – and we couldn’t be without the people who grow them.  Our Growers of the Year for 2017 have been presented with commemorative goblets (to enjoy their cider in) to mark their commitment to quality – pictured with our Chief Cidermaker Richard Johnson are left, James Skittery who has […]