In Vermont, a handful of cideries use wild-foraged and heirloom apples to yield ciders that speak of place. In late 2019, videographer Johannes Kroemer and I visited a half a dozen of these makers to create this short film about their work. Enjoy.
Vermont Terroir Cider: A Moment in Time
Teddy Weber of Tin Hat Cider, Roxbury, Vt.
» Read Terroir’s interview with Teddy Weber and other coverage of Tin Hat
Eleanor Léger, Garrett Huber, Mary Morton, and Ben Applegate of Eden Specialty Ciders, Newport, Vt.
» Read Terroir’s interview with Eleanor Léger
Jon Piana and Christopher Piana of Fable Farm Fermentory, Barnard, Vt.
» Read Terroir’s interview with Jon Piana and other coverage of Fable Farm
Deirdre Heekin, Caleb Barber, and Camila Carrillo of La Garagista, Barnard, Vt.
» Read Terroir’s interview with Deirdre Heekin and other coverage of La Garagista
Writer/producer Meg Maker
Videographer Johannes Kroemer, Ninetynine Films
Drone operator Robert Gill
Jessika Yates of Yates Family Orchard, Hinesburg, Vt.
Brad Koehler of Windfall Orchard, Cornwall, Vt.
» Read Terroir’s interview with Brad Koehler
Many thanks to Terroirist, Wine Industry Insight, and Cider Culture for recommending this video to readers.
Top: Mary Morton of Eden Specialty Ciders (photo: Johannes Kroemer)