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British Airways – The High Life (December 2014)

The High Life is an in-flight monthly entertainment magazine published on behalf of British Airways  South Africa. British Airways (operated by Comair) flies to the following destinations in Southern Africa: Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Windhoek, Livingtsone, Victoria Falls, Harare and Mauritius. Globally, British Airways flies to almost 1,000 destinations in 150 countries. December […]

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Land en Sand – Brunch at Windermere

Land en Sand is a Western Cape publication with specific emphasis on craft beers, news and events in and around the Overberg and Helderberg. For the online version of this article click here   Brunch at Windermere Cider The Overberg’s Elgin Valley is fast becoming known for good artisanal ciders. Windermere Cider has been slumbering […]

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How do you like them apples

Spar Cheers Magazine – “The next big thing”

Cheers magazine is a bi-monthly glossy publication compiled by Integrated Media. This free magazine is available to Tops/ Spar customers as a value added product. Fiona MacDonald, editor of Cheers,  takes a look at cider domination both internationally and within the South African boarders. She explores the origins of cider in Europe during the Roman Empire […]

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Equinox – Tsogo Sun April/May 2014

Tsogo Sun’s bi-monthly magazine (Equinox)  focuses on lifestyle events, products, places and ‘foody’ experiences exculsively for their premier hotel guests. “Equinox Magazine inspires with relevant, contemporary and interesting content, that is not only informative but a totally relaxing read. Our mission is to build a prestigious, leisure lifestyle publication that adds to our guests’ hotel […]

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SA on Tap

SA on Tap  is certainly an event that Windermere Cider will continue to participate in year after year! We indulged in the finest beers and cider that South Africa has on offer, and wow were we impressed. This event was held in March of this year at the Bright Water Commons in Randburg in association […]

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Craft Beer Project Poster

Constantia Craft Beer Project

Constantia’s False Bay Rugby Club hosted this years Craft Beer Project  on the 23rd and 24th of February. The festival was an absolute success with more than 15 local breweries attending followed by hoards of fans from the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.  The festival really embraced an atmosphere of fun for the whole family with […]

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How do you like them apples?

How do you like them apples?

Wine Style Magazine in November 2012 commented that “in the garden of Eden not even Adam would have resisted our apples….” A surprise article for Windermere Cider in this prestigious magazine left us all with smiles on our face knowing that the hard work and dedication had immediately been worth it, because power houses like this recognised our quality. November 2012 was just shy […]

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SA’s only apple cider launched in Grabouw

One would have thought with an active apple producing region on the doorstep of the Helerberg that pure apple cider would be a commonplace. Not so. Windermere Estates just outside of Grabouw, launched what is believed to be the only pure apple cider producer in South Africa earlier this year.  And the product will be […]

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Inherited Gardens

ELGIN is as famous for its magnificent, large English-style gardens, as it is for its apples. The area has always had a large English community. Many of the early farmers were soldiers who stopped off in Cape Town, on their way home from India after serving in the British Army. They settled in the fertile […]

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A Toast to Tradition

Many of us associate cider with happy memories – lazy days in Provence, the gemütlichkeit of German restaurant or a cosy lunch in an English pub Many of us associate cider with happy memories – lazy days in Provence, the gemütlichkeit of German restaurant or a cosy lunch in an English pub. It was mellow moments […]

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