A food writer and one of the nation's leading cider experts offer a backgrounder and guide to enjoying apple cider, exploring the community of consumers, farmers and fermenters making the nation's oldest beverage its newest must-try drink.
Much like an atlas of wine, this detailed study gives cider its due as a complex sophisticated beverage, affected as much by terroir and apple varietals as a French Burgundy or a California Chardonnay. The focus on regional distinctions provides insight and discernment for a product regaining popularity throughout the United States.
Cider expert Pucci and food writer Cavallo have meticulously searched out cider makers old and new all across the land and have categorized their output ... This is a good, comprehensive guide to this once-again popular, refreshing quaff.