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Cider apples ripe for harvesting for Once Upon A Tree. The fruit is allowed to fully ripen on the tree for maximum flavour in the finished cider.
The Cider Core
Three Herefordshire Cider producers (L-R Simon Day - Once Upon A Tree, James Marsden - Gregg's Pit, Tom Oliver - Oliver's Cider)
Gregg's Pit range
Gregg's Pit range of cider and perry on display in their orchard.
Oliver's Making Hay
Oliver's Making Hay cider.
Ellis Bitter at Dragon Orchard
A full bittersweet variety, with lots of tannins and rich flavours - grown at Dragon Orchard for Once Upon A Tree Ciders
James Marsden and Helen Woodman of Gregg's Pit
James and Helen started Gregg's Pit Cider & Perry in 1994 and have lovingly restored the original orchards on the property to produce excellent fruit for their range of truly crafted drinks.
Olivers Yarlington Mill
Olivers Yarlington Mill Fine Cider - great with good cheese!
Once Upon A Tree Range
Some of the Once Upon A Tree range at Dragon Orchard in the blossom.
Pressing at Gregg's Pit
Hand filling the cloths to make the "cheese" ready for pressing on the old twin screw stone press at Gregg's Pit.
Simon Day - Once Upon A Tree
Cider maker Simon Day takes a tank sample at Once Upon A Tree
Tom surveys his barrels of fermenting cider and perry.
Welcome to the natural home of craft cider! We are based in Ledbury, Herefordshire, nestled in the middle of the three, legendary, cider making counties of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Worcestershire! Sadly, our bricks & mortar shop in Ledbury has now closed after 5 years of trading but we continue to offer great ciders through this website!
Our range is curated by The Cider Core to ensure we offer you the very best products produced within the Three Counties. Our online shop has a range of cider, perry and wine made by our Cider Core producers (Once Upon A Tree / Sixteen Ridges, Oliver's Cider and Gregg's Pit Cider and Perry) - Three highly awarded, top Herefordshire producers. Here you can order bottles or mixed cases for delivery to your door.