How it all started


It all started in 2012, when we bought the harvest rights for about eight apple trees near the graveyard in Kleineicholzheim. The Gemeinde (the local authority) would auction off the rights to trees owned by them every year. That year it was just my wife and an old man at the auction, a sign that interest in the bounty of local fruit trees was not high in peoples’ minds. But we got the right to harvest from these trees for the princely sum of €10, and from these I made our first cider. It was ok, but my home brewed beer was better. But the seeds had been planted so in 2014, when our postman mentioned that his mother wanted […]