California's orchards are widely scattered, located on Mountain foothills, coastal valleys, and high deserts. We are continually searching for old orchards with cider varieties, high in tannin and acid.
bear creek ranch
Bear Creek ranch is in the Aptos, CA just south of Santa Cruz. Tucked back in the mountains, just miles from the coast. This Orchard and place is truly special, planted in the 1930's and farmed by three generations of the same family. Planted mostly to Newtown pippins with a small amount of goldens and winter banana, this is a true old California orchard.
Located on the Northern edge of Paso Robles. Planted to 8 varieties of apples in 1984 and farmed by Marshal Dennis and Manual Lopez.
kids inc orchard
For over 50 years the Delfino Family has been farming in the Sierra Foothills. Producing heirloom bitter sweet varietals ideal for cider making