Distillers Blog

Fruit Focus: Cherries

This is the second in our series of posts regarding the different fruits that we grow here at DeFisher Fruit Farm and the different products we can make with them at Apple Country Spirits.  The first entry in this series can be found here: http://applecountryspirits.com/blog/fruit-focus-apples/


Today's focus is on Cherries.  Cherries are our second biggest crop behind apples.  DeFisher Fruit Farm grows close to 100 acres of cherries all together, with a majority being tart cherries.  The oldest block of tree we have is over 35 years old and we have been growing cherries for ...

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Pressing Apples

  • Posted On: May 10, 2013
  • Author: Collin McConville
  • Categories: Products, Facility, Staff

Hello everyone.  Sorry for the long absence of posts -- I am sure there are thousands of you hanging on my every post.... or at least my Mother (Happy Mother's Day weekend!)

So what have we been up to?  Well, since we opened we have been continuing production full tilt and working on our next slate of products.  Our research and development department (me) has been hard at work trying to come up with extensions to our product line.  Some ideas have come from all the wonderful people that visited us on our opening weekend and subsequent weekends, and some ...