This new edition of the best-selling Craft Cider Making is fully revised and updated. Packed with essential advice and information, it gives step-by-step instruction for small scale cider making. It retains the best of traditional practice but also draws on modern understanding of orcharding and fermentation science. Written by an award-winning cider maker, it guides beginners into the rewarding world of cider making and helps those with more experience expand their skills to enjoy the craft more fully.
Features and reviews in Cider Matters magazine of National Association of Cider Makers (NACM). Reviews in RHS The Garden, BBC Countryfile, Food & Drink, Country Living and Country Smallholding magazines.
Andrew Lea is a retired food biochemist who started his career in the tea industry and then spent thirteen years at the Long Ashton Research Station (the National Fruit and Cider Institute), followed by twenty years in wider food and beverage research and consultancy. For that time he has also been a prizewinning hobby cidermaker with his own small orchard.