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Stylish, beautiful and functional, this charming early to mid 20th century Normandy cider pitcher jug adds the perfect accent to your wet bar. It is crafted of barrel oak and is decorated with polished brass rings and a crest on the front with castle and leaf motifs. It is in excellent condition with a rich patinated finish and shows some wear consistent with its age.

Antique Cider Jug, French (Normandy), circa 1860

This antique Normandy cider jug is an example of the traditional hand-crafted cider vessels that were found on the coastline of the country. It features a lovely aged matte finish with a handle and short and small spout.

Normandy cider vinegar is made by a process of natural fermentation that transforms apple juice into a deliciously flavorful, complex and intensely flavored cider vinegar. The wild yeasts native to Normandy provide the foundation for this premium vinegar.

A must-have for any high-end kitchen, Beaufor’s Normandy Cider Vinegar is a great addition to your culinary arsenal. Its delicate flavor is a welcome addition to your salads, dressings, marinades, and more.

The History of Calvados

Calvados, or apple brandy, is native to Normandy and can be traced back to over 400 years ago. It became increasingly popular after the phylloxera crisis in the late 19th century. Today, it is one of the most well-known and respected eaux-de-vie in the world. It is often referred to as the “national drink of France.”