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At South Hill Cider we use traditional heirloom cider apples as well as wild apples collected in our neighborhood to produce fine orchard-based ciders which showcase the terroir of the Finger Lakes region . 

Come visit Steve at one of our NYC Cider Week Events!

10/21 Würstbar – Paired cider and food / Meet and greet with cidermaker Steve - 514 Jersey Ave. at Christopher Columbus Drive, Jersey City NJ

10/22 – Owl Farm– Meet-the-maker 297 9th St. Brooklyn 1-3PM

10/22 Murray’s Cheese Bar – Special priced cider, pairings, and flights / Meet and greet with cidermaker Steve 4-7PM – 264 Bleeker St. Greenwich Villiage

10/23 – Huertas Ciderhouse Feast. Family style ciderhouse party.  Menu from Jonah Miller – 107 1st Ave. East Village

10/24 Beer Sessions Radio interview on Heritage Radio Network 5PM

10/24 As Is – 'Cider By Hand' Orchard Cidermaker meet-up. 9PM – 734 10th Ave at 50th St.


Our ciders are available for mail-order here. We can direct ship to many states.

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Press and Reviews:

April 2017-  Cider Journal reviews of Packbasket Still 2015Stone Fence Farm 2015 and Pomme Sur Lie 2015

Cidercraft Magazine: Cider Made: South Hill’s Wild and Vintage Apple Ciders

Going Still at South Hill was published in Robert Parker's Wine Journal - "When ciders are still, crisp, dry and seriously made, you really get that "fine wine" feel to them. More and more, they just begin to remind me of a high-personality white wine."

Life in the Fingerlakes - Cider House Rules

Travel Channel's Booze Traveler: American Cideries Worth a Sip 

Robert Parker's Wine Journal did a Cider Roundup for Fall 2016 - "With controlled fruit flavor, it is harmonious and friendly, not to mention moderately priced...." (click here to read)

Bon Appetite - 10 Ciders to Turn Wine Snobs Into Cider Snobs - "The only thing more beautiful and cared for than the letterpress printed labels is South Hill’s still, dry, wine-like cider itself (a righteous pairing with seafood and poultry)." (click here to read)

Feral Apple Society - Tasting Table - November 2015 (click here to read)

Cider is 'In Vogue' - as in the magazine. (click here to read)

Soundpost Cider: "one of the best ciders I've had. Crisp, mineral, and with a lovely richness--from both the bittersweet apples and the time in oak, I assume, but it didn't shout "oak" like some ciders I've had. Really, really nice." - Rowan Jacobson, Author of 'Apples of Uncommon Character'

"South Hill Cider from NY has produced a gorgeous hard cider" Read the 4.5 star review - The Cider Journal

South Hill Cider's lovely mention in this Bon Appetite piece on the Manhattan cider bar Wassail 

Edible Fingerlakes interviewed Steve on our Pommeau in their Spring '15 issue. Read Here says our Pommeau is an innovative cider that you must try now Read Here