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Press & Media & Travel Writers

Inquiries please contact Bill Michaels

The Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard welcomes all inquiries from the press and media. Stories range from news about our products and team members to the historic preservation of the Mill and its leadership role in promoting agri-tourism and farm direct marketing. Travel writers will find a treasure trove of information during a site visit that includes a tour behind the scenes and tastings of the Mill's specialty products.

The Mill functions in partnership with the Cooperstown & Otsego County Tourism Office to fulfill tourism destination inquiries and with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Pride of New York Program about product inquiries.

Click here to visit the website to learn more about Cooperstown and the NYS Dept of Agriculture and Markets

Media Coverage:

Sweet spot for gourmet foods

Central NY Observer Dispatch

When the building starts shaking they have started making…

USA TODAY

After visiting our car smelled like an apple press

Family FUN Magazine

A firm fixture in most Cooperstown itineraries

Destinations Magazine

Hard pressed for better cider

Country Living Magazine

For fans of old-time machinery the Fly Creek Cider Mill is better than Disney World.

Herald American, Syracuse, NY

A diverse operation features everything from collectibles in a museum-like setting to a thriving retail operation

Farm Collector Magazine

An appetizer for fall

Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY

An excellent was for a family to spend an afternoon

Observer Dispatch, Utica, NY

What would autumn be without a trip or two to the Fly Creek Cider Mill

Kaatskill Life Magazine

Agri-tourism at The Fly Creek Cider Mill is a great asset to New York

Car & Travel Magazine, AAA National

Featured Sweet Cider

The MARTHA Show, Martha Stewart ("I just love it")

Stop by for some fresh-pressed cider

Country Living Magazine

Not only do you get to watch the cider being made, you get the immediate gratification of a taste of pure, fresh cider from apples right off the tree

Bergdorf Goodman Magazine

Why resport to store-bought apple cide this fall when you can drink it fresh from the (Fly Creek Cider Mill) cider press.

The Daily News, Sept. 17, 2006

Offering visitors a chance to tour a 150-year old working cider Mill and sample local cheddar cheese.

New York Times, July 6, 2007

Beer & Brewing Magazine  August 30, 2016 - If you are traveling with kids, a visit to the Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard is always fun.  Thier water-driven apple press is very cool to see in action, and their hard cider an apple wine won't disappoint.

 

Honors:

2007 - Outstanding Website Award Winner, North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association

2007 Midwest Cider of Merit Third Runner-Up - Fresh Cider Contest, Illinois State Horticulture Society

2005 - Outstanding Brochure Award Winner, North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association

2003 Nation Cider Tasting Silver Ribbon Winner - North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association

2001 New York State, Agri-Tourism Business of the Year

2000 Otsego County Small Business of the Year

What our visitors are saying

“Not only do you get to watch the cider being made, you get the immediate gratification of a taste of pure, fresh cider from apples right off the tree”

-Bergdorf Goodman Magazine

“Featured Sweet Cider”

-The MARTHA Show, Martha Stewart ("I just love it")

“Agri-tourism at The Fly Creek Cider Mill is a great asset to New York”

-Car & Travel Magazine, AAA National

“What would autumn be without a trip or two to the Fly Creek Cider Mill”

-Kaatskill Life Magazine

“An appetizer for fall”

-Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY

“A diverse operation features everything from collectibles in a museum-like setting to a thriving retail operation”

-Farm Collector Magazine

“For fans of old-time machinery the Fly Creek Cider Mill is better than Disney World.”

-Herald American, Syracuse, NY

“Hard pressed for better cider”

-Country Living Magazine

“After visiting our car smelled like an apple press.”

-Family FUN Magazine

“When the building starts shaking they have started making...”

-USA TODAY
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