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.
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Media Coverage & Awards:
Antique Archaeology: "... a Cooperstown Tradition for More than 150 Years."
VacationIdea.com: 25 Best Places to Visit in New York State
New York Upstate: Best Jingle in New York State!
"I LOVE NY" : Best thing to do in February
Passport Cronicles: "the Disney Land of Cider Houses"
Perceptive Travel: "...had me wishing for a $500 gift certificate..."
Cidercraft Magazine: Judge's Pick - Apple Frost Wine
Forbes: Cheapest Destinations for 2019 Travel
Five For the Road.com : "Food is a big highlight of Fly Creek so arrive hungry."
Travel For Life Now.com : "Go there for lunch before you head to Cooperstown."
Family Vacation Critic.com : "this spot provides plenty of activities for little ones..."
OFF Metro: No, Fly Creek Cider Mill is not just for your fall cider and donut fix.
Travel Tube: Mommy Shorts in Central New York
Cooperstown, Much More Thank Baseball - Mindy Ginley - AAA Pioneer Valley
Great Beer Now - "New York's Top Spot for Cider" - Brian Carey
Money Savvy Living - "Everything Apple!" - Gina Young
Worth a four-hour drive - seriously! - The Buffalo News
When the building starts shaking they have started making…
After visiting our car smelled like an apple press
Family FUN Magazine
A firm fixture in most Cooperstown itineraries
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.
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