|The Guardian September 2012
|Pear cider and proper perry are as different as chalk and cheese, says Fiona Beckett
Read Fiona's article 'Give perry a chance' from the September 21st edition. Here...
|Countryfile Magazine October 2010
| Pages 62-63 of the October 2010 issue of Countryfile Magazine is a feature on Herefordshire Perry by Clare Hargreaves. She interviewed James and tasted our products. There's about a page's worth of the article and some pictures,
Countryfile Magazine Website
|Gregg's Pit featured in Time Magazine|
|Simon Horsford has written an article introducing Perry to American readers. You see the online version HERE...
|BBC TV 'Hairy Bikers'|
|Gregg's Pit Cider and Perry was featured when the 'Hairy Bikers Food Tour of Britain' came to Herefordshire.
The programme, first broadcast on 14th September on BBC2, showed the bikers tasting cider and perry with guidance from James Marsden.
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|RHS Magazine 'The Garden'|
|We're very pleased to be featured in the September issue of The Royal Horticultural Society's magazine 'The Garden' in an article about perry and artisan producers. You can read more about producing perry at Gregg's Pit, perry history and perry producers and suppliers on the
We've also been featured in BBC Countryfile magazine and in The Times 5/9/09 insert 'The Food Lover's Guide' (Autumn) pages 8-9, and will be in Country Life later this month.
|We feature in the May editions of Herefordshire Life, and Worcestershire Life within the monthly 64 pages section of the regions's finest food and drink.
Also we were featured in the Guardian Travel section on 2nd May, under summer festivals.
|Radio Four Food Programme|
|James Crowden, author of Ciderland, who was our guest on the Saturday of the Big Apple Weekend, was the main contributor the the Radio 4 'Food Programme' broadcast on Sunday 9th November.
During the programme he opened a bottle of Gregg's Pit Cider as an illustration of a good quality sparkling cider.
Listen to a clip here:
You can find out more and hear the whole programme by going to The Food Programme Webpage.
|BBC TV 'Countryfile'|
|Miriam O’Reilly and John Craven, the presenters of “Countryfile” visited Much Marcle on 18 September 2006 to film a programme about traditional orchards and the revival of craft cider and perry making.
Miriam came to Gregg’s Pit where she helped to build a ‘cheese’, press a barrel of Thorn – single variety perry and feed the spent pomace to the Hereford cattle.
|Perry good news|
|Read Alison Davison’s two page feature article about us in “Foodie” The Midlands food and drink magazine (Issue 7 Autumn 2006) |
|Producing the Goods|
| Published by Common Ground to coincide with Apple Day on 21st October 2005, “Producing the Goods” is a new leaflet that champions goods that reflect and sustain locality, nature and culture – what is bad for the environment is bad for us …. |
"Buying a bottle of perry produced in Herefordshire or Gloucestershire may keep remarkable 60 foot high pear trees alive for their full span of more than 300 years."
For further information see www.commonground.org.uk and www.england-in-particular.info (which features a case study about Gregg s Pit .)
|CAMRA's Good Cider Guide|
| Published during CAMRA's Cider Month in October 2005 the all new CAMRA's Good Cider Guide now in its 5th edition features more than 150 traditional cider producers including Gregg s Pit Cider Perry and 550 outlets in the UK.|
To order a copy of this indispensable guide for all cider and perry enthusiasts visit www.camra.org.uk/books
|Rick Stein 'Food Heroes'|
|TV chef and champion of small scale craft producers,
Rick Stein has included Gregg's Pit Cider & Perry in his book "Rick
Stein's Guide to The Food Heroes of Britain".
Find out more here.
|The web site for Herefordshire
Cider Route which features Gregg's Pit is now live. |
To visit the site, www.ciderroute.co.uk,
|BBC Radio 4's 'Food
|For their coverage of
'Apple Day 2003', BBC Radio 4's "Food Programme" visited events in and around
During the programme (broadcast
on 19th & 20th October) the presenter, Sheila Dillon visited Gregg's
Pit and talked to James Marsden about the orchard, and issues affecting orchards
and cider and perry producers in Herefordshire and the UK.
For more on the programme visit the
Food Programme Website
To hear an extract from the programe Click Here...
For more on Apple Day visit Common