Cider Australia has announced the winners of its 2019 Australian Cider Awards at a gala dinner in Melbourne this evening. Little Creatures only began in the year 2000 in an old waterfront warehouse and has enjoyed a beer-flavoured fairytale in the two decades since, alongside other great craft brewers in Perth like Feral Brewing Co and Gage Roads. World Cider Awards 2019 Winners. Full Media Pack. Two Australian ciders from a Sydney-based brewery have been declared the best on earth at the World Cider Awards 2018. The Marina Mindarie wins big at AHA WA Awards, Mapping the climate future of Australia’s wine regions, Subscribe to Australian Hotelier Magazine. Barossa Cider Co has won Best Cider in Show at the 2019 Australian Cider Awards for its Squashed Apple Cider. Cider Australia has announced the winners of its 2019 Australian Cider Awards at a gala dinner in Melbourne this evening. But creative local Cider producers also work with table apples such as Granny Smith, Pink Lady and Royal Gala, producing Ciders that are crisp, refreshing drinks well suited to our climate. Drinks Guide. Best Australian Cider or Perry: Barossa Cider Co – Squashed Apple Cider; Best International Cider or Perry: Cester Camillo – Sidro del Bosco; Most Successful Small Producer: Small Acres Cyder, New South Wales; Most Successful Larger Producer: William Smith & Sons, Tasmania; Cider Australia also has a Champion of the Industry Award, which recognises individuals who have made an outstanding … Cider Country Winners & Style winners announced. Cider, along with flavored malt beverages (FMB) like hard seltzer, is experiencing massive growth in the US. Between 2006 and 2016, the number of Australian adults who drink cider in an average four weeks jumped by almost 600 percent from 337,000 to 2,349,000. Hard cider’s renaissance has led to the proliferation of numerous cideries across the nation – all the way from the East Coast, in Boston and New York, to the Pacific Northwest and California. CIDER is brought to you by the CIGRE Australia C6 Panel, Active Distribution Systems and Distributed Energy Resources. Judging was carried out by a panel of respected industry professionals including visiting guest judge, Tom Oliver from Oliver’s Cider & Perry in the UK and Jody Scott from Zeffer Cider in New Zealand. The organisation represents the interests of the cider industry to policy makers, calling for regulations and policies that support a diverse and evolving cider industry, and runs the national cider conference (AusCider) and the Australian Cider Awards. Cider doesn't always mean apple. We congratulate Graham and Mary Jones for Winning the Best Traditional Cider at the 2019 Australian Cider Awards with: Kangaroo Island Ciders – Colony Cove 2018 Draught Cider. Subscribe. He judges and officiates at various regional and state shows, and is Vice President of the National Body Cider Australia… Creating an offering to our customers like no other. Bittersweet tannins run alongside orange citrus, caramel, toffee and light spices." Follow the Awards via twitter @cideraustralia and the #australianciderawards hashtag. http://www.cideraustralia.org.au/past-results/2019-results/. The Tasting: The Fifty Best held a “blind” tasting of hard ciders with a panel of 13 judges. This year the Awards received a record 276 entries from 84 Australian and international producers. Cider Australia announced the winners of the 2019 Australian Cider Awards last Friday at a gala dinner in Melbourne. Within each class, bronze, silver and gold medals were awarded based on points achieved, with the highest score winning best in class and the category trophy. Within each class, bronze, silver or gold medals were awarded based on points achieved, with the highest score winning best in class and the overall category trophy. You can find out more about which cookies we are using in settings. Crisp, juicy, and surprisingly versatile, hard cider is appropriate to drink year-round, although we particularly love sipping it as we transition from summer to fall. As the local cider industry ramps up its focus on quality and provenance. News. He said: “The strength of Clive and Lynne’s international networks and friendships has been important in shaping and influencing Australian cider.”, “They are an inspiration to many cider producers in Australia and overseas and show what is possible if you retain integrity and aim for the best.”. Barossa Cider Co – Squashed Apple Cider from South Australia won ‘Best in Show’, ‘Best New World Cider’ and ‘Best Australian Cider’ with a score of 97 in the New World Medium Sweet Cider class. The Competition will give producers the opportunity to benchmark their products against the best local and imported ciders available for sale in Australia. At CiderCon 2019 in Chicago this month, Danny Brager from Nielsen spoke to attendees about growth trends in the alcohol industry and what can be expected for … Each of the ciders were poured into fresh glasses from newly-opened sealed bottles and served well chilled. Advertise. This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. For more information and a full list of award and medal winners visit: http://www.cideraustralia.org.au/past-results/2019-results/. Winners of 2019 Australian Cider Awards announced. This year’s Australian Cider Awards is the 9th annual show. After a record number of entries, a record number of gold medals were awarded this year, with 14 out of the 16 won by Australian producers. The ninth Australian Cider Awards was hosted by Cider Australia at a gala dinner in Melbourne. New research from Roy Morgan shows that two-thirds of Australians aged 18+ (66.3%) consume alcohol in an average four weeks and over 1-in-8 Australians (12.8%) consume not only beer and wine, but also at least one of spirits, RTDs, liqueurs or cider in an average four weeks. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. We are thrilled to announce Barossa Cider Co’s Squashed Apple Cider was awarded ‘Best in Show’, ‘Best Australian Cider’ and ‘Best New World Cider’ with a score of 97 in the New World Medium Sweet Class at the 9th Australian Cider Awards, held on November 8 in Melbourne. Cider exports and tourism will be the focus of this year’s Australian Cider Forum, with Cider Australia and Wine Australia joining forces to promote a future go-to-market strategy and tourism opportunities for cider … The store's 10th Annual Customer Choice Awards, announced in January 2019, crowned the popular sparkling mineral waters as the best beverage. Cider Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation funded by cider businesses and sponsors, established in 2012. Best in Show: Barossa Cider Co – Squashed Apple Cider, Best New World Cider: Barossa Cider Co – Squashed Apple Cider, Best Traditional Cider: Kangaroo Island Ciders – Colony Cove 2018 Draught Cider, Best Perry: Small Acres Cyder – 2017 Sparkling Perry, Best Intensified / Distilled Cider or Perry: William Smith & Sons – Charles Oates Distilling Apple Blanco, Best Australian Cider or Perry: Barossa Cider Co – Squashed Apple Cider, Best International Cider or Perry: Cester Camillo – Sidro del Bosco, Italy, Most Successful Small Producer: Small Acres Cyder, New South Wales, Most Successful Larger Producer: William Smith & Sons, Tasmania. 267 Australian and international entries across 24 classes cookies so that more for... Not-For-Profit organisation funded by cider businesses and sponsors, established in 2012 flavour. Can be found at the cider Australia has announced the winners of its 2019 Australian cider Awards the! 10 years *, Melbourne never want to buy hard cider again 13.... 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