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2015 Cider Australia Awards Results
6 years ago

2015 Cider Australia Awards Results

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Last night saw the awards ceremony for the Australia’s best ciders at the 2015 Cider Australia Awards. Last year, somewhat controversially, the top gong went to the British cider maker Thatchers with their Somerset Gold.  This year the top award stayed local. Willie Smith’s 18 Varieties limited edition taking out the Best in Show award.  Results After the break.

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Festival Focus on Fine Cider
6 years ago

Festival Focus on Fine Cider

Australian cider is improving all the time. More talented craftsmen and women are introducing more quality ciders into the market almost every other week. This Saturday is your chance to meet the cider makers and taste some of this countries best ciders.  If you’re in Melbourne this Saturday come on down to the Ormond Hall at The Village and I’ll see you there. All the details after the break. Read More

Unique ciders celebrated at expanded Australian Cider Awards and Festival!
6 years ago

Unique ciders celebrated at expanded Australian Cider Awards and Festival!

It’s that time of year again. The 2015 Australian Cider Awards and Festival are just around the corner. Last years awards was a great event for cider fans and producers to catch up about the industry over some of the countries best ciders. Tickets are for sale now. More info after the break.
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Supporting local cider makers with better labelling laws
6 years ago

Supporting local cider makers with better labelling laws

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Is your favourite ‘local’ cider helping to employ Australians and value-add to our horticulture industry? Chances are, you probably aren’t aware where the apples and pears used to make your cider are from – it’s a major issue Cider Australia is trying to rectify. Read More

Australia, We Need Better Labels
6 years ago

Australia, We Need Better Labels

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Every product you eat from the supermarket has a label. This label tells you what ingredients go into your food. New labelling laws are about to come into effect. Country of origin labels mean you’ll be able to tell if what you are eating is Aussie grown and processed or if it’s imported. This is great for knowing about what you eat,but what about what you drink? Alcohol has been left of the bill and Cider drinkers have the most to loose.

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Cider Industry Looks To Future of Cider Taxation
6 years ago

Cider Industry Looks To Future of Cider Taxation

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Cider Australia will contribute to the alcohol taxation debate to ensure local cider makers are not unfairly crushed by `fake’ alcopop-style ciders.
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Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular
6 years ago

Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular

The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS), which showcases the best artisan craft breweries and cider houses from Australia, New Zealand and around the world, is hopping its way to Sydney shores.

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National Cider Conference to be held in Batlow
6 years ago

National Cider Conference to be held in Batlow

Cider Australia is holding its AGM in the apple growing and now cider making community of Batlow this May, to coincide with the 2015 Cider Industry Conference. Read More