At Pear Up, cider is a family affair

“About eight years ago, my little brother and I really wanted to try something new and different with the fruit. I mean, we were getting literally $175 a bin for the raw fruit. Prices were what they were,” Kevin Van Reenen said. The idea for cider struck him during a trip to London.

A New Name and Website

Hello, and welcome to our new site,!

This Perry began as a weekend passion revolving around 5-gallon carboys and has moved to hundreds of gallons produced at once. One thing has stayed true; it’s a labor of love and respect for our family and our heritage...