The Australian Cider Awards will be held in Orange NSW on Wednesday 10th & Thursday 11th October with over one hundred cider entries to be judged by UK cider expert Andrew Lea, Max Allen and Neil Cameron. The celebration of Cider will then continue in Sydney with a presentation dinner and a weekend of tasting at the Hotel Steyne in Manly.
|Cider Apple from Small Acres Cyder - Orange|
The judges will include:
- English Cider Expert and author of Craft Cider Making - Dr Andrew Lea
- Award winning wine writer Max Allen - Follow Max Allen on Twitter or check out his site here
- Architect of William Bull Brewing & Angus Red Pilsner - Neal Cameron.
There are strict rules for entry and you won't find any flavoured cider or perry here. The classes in which the cider will be judged are:
A presentation ( 5 course degustation) dinner will follow the awards on Friday October 12 at the Sebel in Surry Hills. To find out more and register for the dinner click here
Saturday & Sunday @ The Steyne Hotel
To purchase tickets click here
It should be a wonderful few days. I look forward to meeting some of you out there.
Will you be attending?