DECALOGUE OF THE CIDER POURER/ Decálogo del escanciador

Pourers must observe an upright, but not rigid posture. 2. The arm which holds the bottle must be stretched up above the head. 3. The arm which holds the glass must be stretched down to the centre of the pourer’s body. 4. The bottle must be held with the index, middle and ring fingers in…

DRINKING RIGHT, POURING RIGHT/ Beber bien, escanciar bien

Asturian pouring masterclasses conducted by experts are an excellent way to learn not only about pouring, but also about drinking cider. Most of the times cider it is not well poured, nor drunk the way it should be. To pour it right, one must appreciate it. And this is achieved by learning to drink it….

THE CIDER RITUAL IN ASTURIAS/ El ritual de la sidra en Asturias

For Asturian people, cider is more than a drink. In Asturias, cider is drunk and lived. To be introduced to its rituals is easy, but it does need certain study. If you want to act like an expert, you just have to know a little basic vocabulary and follow some very simple steps. In Asturias…