Eden Ice Cider Company West Charleston, VT
+1.802.895.2838 | contact [at] edenicecider.com
Deirdre Heekin ~ Maître Liquoriste
Eleanor & Albert Léger ~ Cider Makers
Deirdre Heekin and Caleb Barber are the proprietors and, respectively, wine director and head chef of Osteria Pane e Salute, a terroir-driven restaurant and wine bar in Woodstock, Vermont, acclaimed in Saveur, The Boston Globe, Travel and Leisure, Food and Wine and Elle Decor. Heekin and Barber live in Barnard, Vermont, where they have an orchard, vineyard and farm where Heekin grows and produces micro-vintage wine and champagne method ciders. A line of infused brandies from the vineyard is also in the works. www.lagaragista.com Eleanor and Albert are the propietors of Eden Ice Cider Company in West Charleston, Vermont. They have pioneered the development of unique, artisanal ciders in Vermont. Eden's ice ciders have won gold medals at the Finger Lakes Internation and Los Angeles International Wine Competitions, and been recognized by Visit Deirdre and Caleb's blog, Fuoricitta (Out of The City).
Saveur, The Art of Eating and Serious Eats. Eleanor and Albert are excited to launch the first of what they hope will be a line of special cider-based drinks that reflect the quality and variety of Vermont's agricultural landscape.
Jeff Carpenter and his family produce 100% certified organic medicinal herbs on this 10-acre farm and botanical sanctuary in Hyde Park, Vermont. Brian Titus grows certified organic fruits and vegetables on this farm in Greensboro, Vermont. Bill and Andrea Suhr run this orchard and organic farm in Shoreham, Vermont. They produce fresh apples, organic vegatables, pies and sweet cider for grocery, farm market and institutional customers throughout Vermont. Scott Farm is a Landmark Trust property on Rudyard Kipling's estate in Dummerston, Vermont. Orchardist Zeke Goodband produces 70 varieties of ecologically grown apples - including heirloom apples such as Roxbury Russet, Belle de Boskoop, and Cox’s Orange Pippin.