Category Archives: apple orchard

Winter Wassailing in Herefordshire, UK

Traipsing through apple orchards and slinging back ciders in the rural hamlet of Much Marcle, England, I learned a thing or two about this renaissance beverage, and the eccentric rituals and traditions the local farmers are keen to uphold.  (Cider … Continue reading

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Fall for cycling in Northumberland County

Switch gears this fall with an invigorating cycling trip in Ontario’s countryside. Autumn is the best time of year to push off on a cycling adventure. Make a day of it or book an overnight stay. What better way to … Continue reading

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Blossoms, Bluebells, Cider and Perry: Herefordshire, England Celebrates Blossomtime

Blossomtime May 3-4, 2015 Photo: Richard Crompton Good thing you’re not a teetotaller”, opines Simon Day, proprietor of Once Upon A Tree, award-winning producer of cider, perry and apple juice since 2008, as he pours me a taste of his … Continue reading

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