The latest from Aston Manor
14th October 2020
Aston Manor has won a record haul of accolades at the World Cider Awards and confirmed top spot as the cider maker receiving the greatest recognition by the international panel of expert judges.
7th September 2020
A leading UK on trade cider brand, Kingstone Press, has unveiled a refreshing new look with a complete redesign of its branding and proposition.
16th August 2019
Frosty Jack's Cider, the second biggest apple cider brand in the convenience channel, has invested to update and enhance its branding.
14th June 2019
Aston Manor Cider, one of the leading cider makers in the UK, has collected another seven medals at the International Cider Challenge - including one gold.
26th September 2018
A range of Aston Manor Cider's products have been recognised for their taste and branding at the World Cider Awards.
10th September 2018
Last month Ben Moorhouse took on the Rhodes Extreme Challenge Walk, in aid of The Steve Prescott Foundation
11th May 2018
Aston Manor were recognised as the Midlands' best Food and Drink manufacturer
30th January 2018
Aston Manor Cider's Kingstone Press is a proud sponsor of the Rhodes Extreme Challenge Walk, taking place on Saturday 4 August 2018.
21st December 2017
Aston Manor Cider is toasting success as 2017 draws to a close with another raft of award wins.
1st December 2017
All of us at Kingstone Press would like to wish the England Rugby League team the best of luck in the upcoming final on Saturday 2nd December.
23rd October 2017
Knights Malvern Gold has been hailed as the World's Best Non-Sparkling Cider by the expert judges of the World Cider Awards.
25th September 2017
Recent sales figures have shown that Friels First Press Vintage Cider, from Aston Manor Cider, is enjoying remarkable growth. Paired with a series of prestigious award wins, the brand is quickly taking the lead in the premium cider market.
22nd August 2017
Aston Manor Cider, the UK's largest independent cider maker, has beaten its record 2016 award haul just eight months into the year. Six new accolades for product quality and design have taken the 2017 total to 22, five more than the last year.
3rd August 2017
Aston Manor Cider, the UK's largest independent cider maker, has triumphed at the prestigious British Bottlers Institute (BBI) Awards, winning five medals and one Diploma of Excellence for their mainstream and premium ciders.
12th June 2017
Aston Manor Cider have once again been recognised internationally for the quality of its cider.
17th May 2017
Friels First Press Vintage Cider 7.4% is now available in a 5L mini-keg complete with the brand's retro-inspired design.
23rd March 2017
Aston Manor Cider wins a gold and silver award for Knights Cider at the International Cider Awards 2017.
16th November 2016
Official cider of Rugby League, Kingstone Press, has lived up to its name of Experiential Brand of the Year, by delighting rugby league supporters with a once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity at the Four Nations.
14th November 2016
Aston Manor Cider has had a record year of award achievements after winning 17 accolades and being shortlisted for a further five awards
15th June 2016
Kingstone Press, the flagship cider from Aston Manor, has been announced as the Principal Partner of England Rugby League ahead of this year's Four Nations tournament and Rugby League World Cup in 2017.
24th May 2016
Friels First Press Vintage, the craft cider produced by Aston Manor, has been awarded a gold medal “the highest award“ at a prestigious industry competition.
16th October 2015
In a landmark deal for its flagship cider, Aston Manor has agreed a partnership with national on-trade operator, Marston's Beer Company, which will see the cider maker exclusively supply the draught formats of Kingstone Press for a minimum of three years.
15th October 2015
The UK's largest independent cider maker, Aston Manor, is extending its diverse portfolio with a new vintage cider, launched under the Friels brand
1st October 2015
Saturday, 26th September: After rewarding Tough Mudder finishers all year with refreshing, authentic cider, it was the turn of the Kingstone Press team to take on arguably one of the toughest military assault courses in the world. On the final UK Tough Mudder event of the year, the team tackled 12 miles of rough terrain, over hills, through forests and lakes before crossing the finish line. Showing great teamwork and support for one another, they had to overcome 24 obstacles that punctuated the course to complete the challenge. Celebrating those who demonstrate physical strength and mental grit by completing the tough course, this year as the official finishers' cider, Kingstone Press has delivered refreshment to 100,000 participants all over the UK and in Ireland (Dublin)
9th March 2015
Following our announcement of an extended partnership agreement with the Rugby Football League, one of our key cider brands, Kingstone Press is getting set to kick off its marketing activities to help increase distribution and grow the brand in 2015.
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