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Richie Saunders talks us through how he got involved with cider making, the skills passed on to him by the previous cider maker Lee, apples that are growing in the orchard at Gower Heritage Centre and some of the ciders produced.

Richie Saunders is manager of The Gower Heritage Centre and producer of Mill House Cider. Richie has been producing cider at the centre for 9 years. Mill House Cider is produced on an 1890 travelling cider press powered by a small steam engine. Mill House Cider is located at The Gower Heritage Centre in Parkmill, Gower.

This digital story was created for ‘The Heritage of Orchards and Cider Making in Wales’, a two year HLF funded project in partnership with The George Ewart Evans Centre For Storytelling at The University of South Wales and The Welsh Cider and Perry Society.
This story recorded with Richie Saunders and edited by Project Associate Catrin James on the 19th of October 2017 at Gower Heritage Centre, SA3 2EH.

For more information - storytelling.research.southwales.ac.uk, www.welshcider.co.uk

Archive reference HOCW/GHC/2

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