As caravans traveled west from Kazakhstan where apples originated, the travelers discarded their apple cores and seeds on the roadside. These seeds grew into fruit-bearing apple trees,
eventually in Britanny where AVAL is made. Thanks Kazakhstan!
WHO TO BELIEVE? 1/2
The word cider is believed to be a derivation of the Hebrew shekar,
which means strong drink
WHO TO BELIEVE? 2/2
The origin of the word cider comes from Greek sikera. In Latin it appears as sicera and
in Asturian it begins to be pronounced sizra and soon finally cider.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN* SAYS
“It is indeed bad to eat apples.
It is better to make them all into cider”
*Trust him, he's the guy who appears on the $100 bill
Breton cider is not just hard cider, but a heavenly drink
that can only be described as a champagne of the apple.
In the Antiquity, Hippocrates already recommends
all the benefits of "apple wine"*
*Follow his recommendation, but make sure you enjoy it responsibly
Traditionnally, the french countryfolk drank their cider
from ceramic mugs that looked like oversized teacups