Castle Glen Cider - Spring 2013
A NEW Range of Ciders have sprung forth at Castle Glen.
Whilst Castle Glen has produced a Sparkling Apple Cider in the past we have ventured into a new line-up of Ciders.
Castle Glen has just released its first Pear Cider, Pineapple Cider, Peach Cider and Apple Cider for a refreshing Spring alternative to wine.
The Pear Cider has been hand crafted from tree ripened Packham and Boss Pears grown by a neighbouring farm. They also supplied us with beautiful Queen Peaches for the handcrafted Peach Cider. The Pineapple Cider has been fermented from ripened Pineapples grown at Blackbutt on the Sunshine Coast and the Apple Cider are from 50 year old Red Delicious Apples organically grown right here at Castle Glen.
Castle Glen’s new range of ciders are made from 100% fruit and are carbonated into the bottle for that natural thirst quenching sparkle. Consider any of our ciders with (and over) fruit salad, or you could flip the situation and drop a few berries or a slice of peach into your glass. Great for summery punch, sangria or even with a shot of fizzy Castle Glen Ginger Brew!
These ciders are great value at $10.00 each or 6 of your choice for $50.00 at Stanthorpe or Montville only.
Available in 500ml – Alcohol - 8% – 13% alc/vol.
Step into Spring with Castle Glen’s preservative free and chemical free line up of ciders, wines, fortifieds, liqueurs, Whiskies, Brandies and Spirits. Whatever your tipple Castle Glen is sure to have it! Visit the Castle Glen Australia Cellar Door on the Granite Belt, or perhaps drop into the delightful Montville Cellar Door for a sampling of this fine fare.
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Welcome to Castle Glen
Castle Glen Australia started its life in 1990 when the vines Chardonnay, Semillon, White Muscat, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot and many alternative varieties - including Montepulciano - were planted at the Castle Glen Vineyard. In 1994, Cedric designed and built "The Castle" - an iconic building sitting in the heart of the Granite Belt. Having conquered the art of making Table Wine, Fortified Wine and Sparkling Wine (Technique Traditionelle), Cedric started making fruit wines using fruit from the local growers in the district.
Traditional English style Liqueurs and the 'World First' Crème Liqueurs followed to become a large part of the business through the late 1990's and early 2000's and now boasts a range of 500 plus truly unique products. Only the freshest naturally ripened fruit, the best quality nuts, chocolate, and spices are shipped into Castle Glen to make these taste sensations. Castle Glen has continued to diversify, and in 2009 became the first Brewery on the Granite Belt. The Castle Glen Distillery was established at the same time and can now boast to be the only Whiskey producer in Queensland.
Cedric has dedicated his efforts to an organic philosophy growing Castle Glen Vineyard's grapes without pesticides or synthetic sprays. Manufacturing products without chemicals and preservatives has been a focus from the beginning. Castle Glen Wines, Fortified Wines, Liqueurs, Beers and Distillery range are all 100% Natural, Chemical Free and Preservative Free - and definitely 'good' enough to drink.
The Castle Glen Story
Determined to create 100% All Natural Wines, Cedric Millar - Castle Glen's Master Winemaker - oversees all of the growing and production methods personally. Using only the grapes grown in Castle Glen's own Vineyard, Cedric produces wine with personality and allows the character of the season determine the final outcome of our wine.
He does not tamper with the wine by adding preservatives, chemicals or enhancers - Cedric encourages the grapes to proclaim their own beauty to the world. He says, "A truly great wine is made only of grapes!" Castle Glen's grapes are not sprayed with harmful pesticides, nor are they fed with artificial fertilizers. Our healthy, well-established grape vines are carefully tended, preened and pruned, well-fed and nourished using the best natural traditional methods available - and this alone ensures a bountiful harvest. At harvest time, all of our grapes are hand-picked.
Cedric says, "It is my personal mission to ensure Castle Glen Australia produces the best quality products for the best possible price. I don't want to create products with chemicals and preservatives that can make you sick. It is my aim for our customers to be able to drink as much of our products as they like without any nasty side-effects."
Cedric invites you to come and visit to try some of his amazing creations at Castle Glen.