Cider Musings

TeePee Cider started


It was in September that the first batch of trees were ordered from Bill Struthers of Nga Rakau Nurseries Auckland.

Over the next 5 years over 100 trees of 20 cider varieties were planted BeauVista Orchards 2 hectares of alluvial Wairarapa land. And in 2013 the first Perry pear was grafted from a tree with great provenance, A tree brought out by the Head Gardener of Crystal Palace London as part of an orchard but planted apart. This is now fruiting well and the first perry made in 2018