The Ultimate Guide to Basque Cider
There is no certain evidence about when sagardoa started to be made in the Basque Country. Sagardoa is the name in Basque for cider, and means literally apple (sagar) wine (ardoa). What we know is that apples and cider have been present in this part of Europe for centuries, and still is a living tradition producing about 13 million liters yearly, mainly consumed by Basques (about 2 million people).
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A Very Brief History of Cider
Cider has been made in Britain for donkey’s years, even before the Romans came, apparently, we have the Celts to thank for bringing this fine substance over. By the middle ages, cider apples could be found all over Britain. A...
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