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Stonewell Cider Draught Stockists

Pint glass with apples

  Fancy a pint of Stonewell Medium Dry Cider? Then check out our list of stockists below who have our Stonewell Medium Dry cider on draught waiting for you, there’s nothing better than a refreshing pint of Stonewell no matter what the weather is like!  If you head to...

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Stonewell Rós Stockists

Stonewell Ros Bottle

Our limited edition apple and rhubarb cider Stonewell Rós won the prestigious Supreme Champion, Best in Ireland Award at the Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards in Dingle in 2016 followed by a Silver Award last year! Following on from our success in Dingle and subsequently selling out last...

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Hazelnut and Goat’s Cheese Balls with a Stonewell Apple Sauce

Breffney with the goat's cheese balls

A hazelnut crust is a simple way to dress up goat’s cheese and is complemented by the sweetness of the warm Stonewell apple sauce. This recipe is an ideal starter for two people and can be easy adapted to serve more if needed. Ingredients 100g of goats cheese, cut into...

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Stretching the Legs in Frankfurt

group photo

The annual pilgrimage to the Apfelwein Weltweit Messe (Worldwide Apple wine Festival) in Frankfurt was dutifully attended last weekend. This is our 3rd return and as such we finally came prepared! Petty cash, signage and enough German speakers. Great Europeans the Germans might be but speaking anything other than...

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Fillet of Cod with Leeks and Stonewell Cider

Roasted fillet of cod on a bed of leeks

We thought with Mother’s Day coming up that now would be a perfect time to share our delicious recipe for Fillet of Cod with Leeks and Stonewell Cider which we made with Pearse the Head Chef from Toddies at the Bulman in Kinsale, Co. Cork.  It really looks impressive, allowing you...

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Flipping French Pancakes

egg, ham and cheese crepe

I hear it’s icy cold with wintery showers at home. Here in Caen, it’s a little less cold but the stuff falling out of the sky reminds me a little of the old sod. But how bad? To be in the world’s centre of pancakes for Shrove Tuesday! One...

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Oysters with Gubbeen Cheese and Stonewell Dry Cider

Pearse the Head Chef from the Bulman Kinsale

With Valentine’s Day coming up we thought now would be the perfect time to share this recipe which we made with Pearse the Head Chef from The Bulman Bar & Toddies Restaurant in Kinsale, Co. Cork during the Summer. This dish is sure to impress your Valentine, with fresh...

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Flit to France

Sampling wine in the catacombs

Sometimes one has to make exceptional sacrifices for one’s passion. A quick client meeting in Paris obliged me to make a visit to Ackerman. Ackerman, a French business established in 1811, one of the giants in French wine making. It was primarily a fact finding mission, to visit one...

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Rearview & Beyond!

As the detox kicks into full swing after the gluttony of Christmas and suppliers commence their prospecting there is perhaps just enough time to dwell on the year past and the one ahead. 2016 – what a tumultuous year it was, Brexit, Trump, Assad ascendancy, strikes at home and...

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Road Trip 2016 (Part Two)

Gianluca Telloli is a native of the Aosta valley in the western Italian Alps. An oenologist by profession he has developed a passion for cider and in particular the revival of Italian cider. And so it was that after Gijon my next festival was to be at an altitude...

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