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5 hot spots to watch the boat race

Posted on 2nd Apr 2014 in Cyder House

This coming Sunday (6 April) will mark the 160th Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge. The route runs along the Thames from Putney Bridge to Chiswick Bridge providing lots of opportunities to watch from the riverbanks.
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Vinegar cocktail recipes

Posted on 28th Mar 2014 in Cook And Eat

Following our recent post about the rising popularity of vinegar cocktails, our friends at Sipsmith and The Orange Tree in Richmond have shared some recipes for creating your own vinegar cocktails at home - enjoy!
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The beginning of Cyder making at Aspall

Posted on 26th Mar 2014 by Barry Chevallier Guild in 1728-2028

Our family has been growing apples to make cyder here at Aspall Hall since 1728. As being one of the UK’s ten oldest companies, we have diaries, newspaper articles and photos spanning eight generations in the Aspall archive.
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Vinegar Cocktails

Posted on 24th Mar 2014 in Cook And Eat

Vinegar cocktails are becoming the hot new trend in mixology, appearing on the menus of some of the top cocktail bars in London and New York. The Orange Tree pub in Richmond has been exploring the use of vinegar in some of their cocktails and last month, they invited Nathan Sloane from Aspall and Georgie Woods from Sipsmith to explore combining spirits with vinegar.
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5 Top Ciders from Chicago Cider Summit

Posted on 21st Mar 2014 by Henry Chevallier Guild in Henry's Travels

My recent trip to Chicago inevitably involved plenty of cider tasting; there was such an array of products – over 90 ciders to taste in all. There were some crackers there; the breadth was extraordinary - here are my top 5….
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Chicago Delights

Posted on 11th Mar 2014 by Henry Chevallier Guild in Henry's Travels

Chicago in February is cold even in a normal winter. 2013 / 14 has not been a normal winter and stepping out of O’Hare International Airport to -20ºC was quite a shock to the system. It’s a brutal temperature, compounded by winds blowing off Lake Michigan that chill extremities to harsh pain in a couple of minutes.
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