Breakthrough Cider Maker Awards

We’re thrilled to announce a brand new competition, recognising and celebrating excellent quality whole juice ciders from around the UK. Open to cider makers producing between 3,000 and 15,000 litres of cider per year.

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We’re passionate about great quality, whole juice cider, so we have created a competition, slightly different from the rest, that offers prizes and feedback that are helpful and actionable. The prize packages, which will be awarded to 3 cider makers, 1 Gold winner and 2 Silver runners up will include:

  • A 12 month listing at Dart’s Farm.
  • A Listing at their most local Stable.
  • Mentoring from our cider makers.
  • And for the Gold winner, some branding consultancy from a design professional and a £500 Vigo voucher.
  • Moreover, everybody who enters will receive thorough, detailed feedback on their entry.

So what are you waiting for? Here’s all you need to know:

  • It’s free to enter.
  • Only 1 entry per cider maker – simply enter the cider which best represents you.
  • Entries are open now until 24/01/2020 – just fill in our online form below (make sure to read the rules for entrants before).
  • Samples for tasting must be sent between these dates: 01/01/2020 and 31/01/2020

Please also see our rules for entrants.