Amazing People and How to Find Them

We set up Wildcraft with the ethos of building a community of people that would be part of the brewery, sharing in our experiences and joining us in them, rather than just asking people to buy our product. This started with us Crowdfunding and to those of you thinking...

Want to be a brewer? Don’t!

When I was thinking of leaving teaching and setting up Wildcraft, I visited as many breweries as I could. I was desperate to glean information,  to work out how you jump from a small setup in the shed (my other half would say all over the house) to 100’s of...

Cupping with Strangers

What an odd title you might think, what are you doing with strangers and why?  I thought this was a family site!!?? Well its not what it sounds like… A cupping is, in coffee barista terms, a tasting and its how our wonderful partnership with Strangers Coffee in...

Back to it… Bottling Day

So here we are, the official first working day of 2017!  Not that I didn’t come in yesterday, but that was only for the morning as some landscaping and tidying was required outside.  Today is different, today is bottling day! Now I can’t help it, bottling...

Confessions of a Hapless Brewer

When I first started brewing, friends I had had for years started laughing and asking me how I would cope without injury. A strange question you might think but with my accident prone history, the people around me knew that it would only be a matter of time before...