Happy New Year my ciderlings! I’m trust that the end of year festivities were suitably gratuitous and engorging? It certainly was for me. But, 2018 is a new year, and guess what? I’m off on a bit of global gallivanting (yes, I know, again), starting right now. I’m at Heathrow Airport right now. When I started this Ciderologist lark last … Read More Global Gallivanting
Alcohol has been in the news a lot recently, with last Wednesday’s announcement that Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) has been given the green light in Scotland, after the laboriously long process to review the challenge by the Scotch Whisky Association finally came to its conclusion. The spectre now looms large over whether Wales and England will follow suit. I am … Read More Will it be all White on the Night?
It’s been an important couple of weeks in my world. And, obviously, the best way for me to explain it is through an earth process system analogy (classic Geographer). Every now and again you get one of those moments when there is a subtle, but permanent, tectonic shift. A change that will start off small, but will have longer term, … Read More Raising the Bar (at the Bar)
I really shouldn’t be writing this article. It isn’t a good idea. The reason for my disquiet should be because, like any good freelancer, I’ve hit the pommeau a little too early (come on, it’s Fri-yay!) and, sat here in my three day old undies and listening to Tears for Fears, I’ve decided to send passive aggressive emails to former clients who have abandoned … Read More That Friday Feeling
Crikey, it’s been a busy few weeks at Cider Towers; or rather, a busy few weeks on the road. But for once it hasn’t been me preaching the (cider) gospel. Since I last pontificated here I’ve been dashing all over the place listening to other people talk about cider. I know! Other people talk about cider, too! What a refreshing change (for me and … Read More Volume & Value