Italian cider and “Italian” cider…

Well, it’s been about six weeks since we started actively trading in the UK, and so far so good… A couple of weeks in, we heard the news that C&C (the biggest cider business on the planet, who make Bulmers, Magners, etc) are scrapping their rather disingenuous pseudo-Italian cider brand Montano, presumably as a consequence of their closure of Shepton Mallet cider mill near Bristol (sadly, with the loss of 120 jobs), where this “Italian” cider was made…

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The Magic of Angioletti

Discovering the home of Angioletti craft Italian cider is a wonderful journey.  As you leave behind the beautiful city of Verona, with it’s famous roman amphitheatre and Romeo and Juliet balcony, and travel north, parallel to Lake Garda, as the Dolomite mountains become increasingly imposing, on the road towards Trento and Bolzano, ‘wine country’ starts turning to ‘apple country’…
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