Behind the Apple

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Blossom Watch 2020 – honeybees hard at work

The honeybees have been very happy in the last few days! With the trees blooming, they are hard at work pollinating all the blooms. The bees help cross-pollinate the apple blooms and ensure we have a healthy harvest in the fall. The bees are an essential part of the pollination process for the formation of…
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Blossom Watch 2020 – Crabapples in full bloom

The crabapples are always the first to bloom. With the recent warm days, the buds have popped and are in full bloom! The Empires will be the next to bloom. Just a reminder, that our orchards are closed to the public. We know they make for beautiful photos but please no wondering in the orchard.…
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Design a Can Contest

Calling all artists!  This summer, Spirit Tree Estate Cidery is launching a new cider and we want YOUR help to design the new label! Yes, that’s right! The maker of your favourite ciders, like Dry Hopped and Pear Lavender, is launching a new flavour.  With hot summer days creeping around the corner, we’ve decided to make yet…
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Spirit Tree’s COVID-19 Procedures

UPDATED October 22, 2021 At Spirit Tree Estate Cidery, the health of our customers and employees are our number one priority. The Outdoor patio is now OPEN as of June 11, 2021. Reservations are encouraged. Our goal is always to serve our community by providing an option for food items, as well as maintain jobs…
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Blossom Watch 2020 – Prebloom

We are finally starting to see the sunshine and warmer temperatures. For the apple trees, this means that the blossoms are just around the corner. The buds are in the pre-bloom stage, also known as the popcorn stage.   We expect to be in full bloom sometime next week.   We would like to remind…
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Blossom Watch 2020 – Snow in May!

As if we haven’t been dealing with enough, Mother Nature gives us snow in May! Here in Caledon, we woke to an 1.5 inch of snow on the ground. Thankfully it didn’t last long but we have had a few frosty mornings. When the temperature goes below zero, we expect to see some damage to…
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Blossom Watch 2020 – The trees are budding

It's the launch of Blossom Watch 2020! The trees are budding!
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Spirit Tree in 2010

Spirit Tree Turns Ten: the vision and how it all began

Spirit Tree Estate Cidery opened its doors in September 2009. Much like an apple tree in the orchard, the idea for the Cidery was planted many years before it first blossomed.
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Spirit Tree: a vision to be green

Tom Wilson and Nicole Judge, owners of Spirit Tree, had a big idea. They had a vision of creating a high-end farm-to-table cidery and bistro, unlike anything Caledon had ever seen.
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