Clyde’s Cider Mill
September 27, 2018
Location: Mystic, CT
Last weekend we ushered in the first day of Fall with a visit to Clyde’s Cider Mill and Stonington Gardens. Built in 1881, Clyde’s is the oldest steam powered cider mill in the United States. We Immediately smelled apples upon walking out of our car. I wish I could bottle that scent! The line to get cider and donuts was very long but part of the experience. The time flew by with good company and live music. We couldn’t resist buying a little bit of everything — apple cider, donuts, kettle corn, pies, and a few bottles of apple wine. Clyde’s wine labels and marketing is perfectly Autumn. There is a whole wall of wines produced by Clyde’s in the store and a couple of places on the property to test the wine. If you are planning to visit I suggest going during the week (if possible) when it is a little less crowded.
For this excursion I wore one of our newest designs for Kiel James Patrick — a corduroy skirt. We are offering it in three colors. It should be available by the second week of October. I have been wearing mine quite often the last couple of weeks. I paired it with my Sezane argyle sweater and theory coat (the coat is really lightweight). Sezane is one of my favorite brands these days. I can honestly say I want everything on their website. The clothing is classic and beautifully tailored. I find the prices to be reasonable.