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More information, and archives of the Cider Digest are also available for download at http://www.talisman.com/cider/#Digest
The Cider Workshop
This is a UK based discussion group for small scale cidermakers and those who appreciate craft cider. It's Google-based and you can access and join it via the website at The Cider Workshop.
Vigo Ltd, Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon, EX14 4LF supplies equipment to the professional and larger scale market. Tel 01404 892100 www.vigoltd.com.
Vigo Presses Ltd, Unit 4, Flightway, Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon, EX14 4RD supplies equipment and sundries to the amateur and smaller scale market. Tel 01404 890093 www.vigopresses.co.uk
Both companies now trade separately but together they are the premier source of supply for wine and cider making equipment in the UK, and can generally supply to the EU too. The company’s founder is a prize winning cider maker himself.
Vitikit Ltd, Unit 2, Danny’s Court, Odhams Wharf, Ebford, EX3 0PB supplies both the amateur and professional market. Tel 01392 873054 www.vitikit.com
Hardwood Crafts produce some lovely hand-crafted bespoke cider
mills and presses
in Bradford on Avon in Wiltshire. Contact
in Bradford on Avon in Wiltshire. ContactPeter Eveleigh at www.hardwoodcrafts.co.uk/
A Belgian based firm with a very wide range of winemaking equipment and supplies is
Tel: +32 (0)11 40.14.08
Fax: +32 (0)11 34.73.59
website (available in several languages) lists local agents in many
countries. They also supply directly by post or courier into the
Two useful mail-order sources of small items and sundries are:
The Home Brew Shop
Hawley Lane Business Park,
108 Hawley Lane,
Tel 01252 448045
The ‘KlerCidre’ keeving kit (enzyme and calcium chloride) is available from Vigo Ltd and also from
68 rue Robert Kaskoreff
14050 Caen Cedex 4
For cidermakers in the USA and Canada looking for a domestic supplier, I've been told that the following are the places to go - I have no personal experience of them myself, of course, being on the wrong side of the pond!
Toll free 800.875.3381
Happy Valley Ranch
16577 W. 327 Street,
Tel (913) 849-3103
Correll Cider Presses
24791 Warthen Road
Tel (541) 935-3825
P.O. Box 540, Route 116
Conway, MA 01341
PO Box 41
Simply Cider Presses
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