Meet Eve’s Cidery
Autumn Stoschek, Ezra Sherman, James Cummins
308 Beckhorn Hollow Road, Van Etten, NY - map
We are an orchard-based cidery producing traditional method ciders at the intersection of the Southern Finger Lakes and Northern Appalachian Plateau. James brings the wisdom and masochism of a sixth generation orchardist. Autumn has the groundbreaking ideas and a brilliant palate. Ezra holds the whole thing together with a steady hand and dark sense of humor. We work hard, we are often uplifted by the result, and we are battered and awed by the outside world together.
Orchards planted on two distinct soils: Lordstown, thin silt on shale; and, Howard’s, very deep, dry gravel
Treacherous steeps dropping into gravel valleys in the higher elevation southern Finger Lakes region
FARM & ORCHARD
Organically farming two unique and differing orchard sites, one in Newfield and one at our home in Van Etten
About 75% is our own organically grown apples (certification in progress)
We squeeze our juice in a rack and press through cloth
We co-ferment ‘field blends’ and blend in cellar post-fermentation
In stainless steel tanks at the farm in Van Etten
Champagne method in the bottle for natural bubbles
Cider is aged on the lees for up to 6 months
"Can you taste a place? We think you can."
AUTUMN STOSCHECK, CIDERMAKER