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Cider market at competition risk in Asahi – CUB merger
7 months ago

Cider market at competition risk in Asahi – CUB merger

By  •  News

Industry body Cider Australia is calling on the ACCC to separately consider the cider category when reviewing the proposed acquisition of Carlton & United Breweries by Asahi Beverages.

Asahi and AB InBev-owned CUB announced the deal on 19 July. The ACCC will now consider whether the proposed merger should go ahead based on whether is likely to substantially lessen competition in the alcoholic beverage market. Read More

3 Sons Kingston Black
7 months ago

3 Sons Kingston Black

The Canberra outfit has just released the 3 Sons Kingston Black Cider, a single variety cider made possible by the maturing of Australia’s cider scene. Read More

Entries open for 2019 Australian Cider Awards
7 months ago

Entries open for 2019 Australian Cider Awards

Entries open the 2019 Australian Cider Awards. The Competition  will give producers the opportunity to benchmark their products against the best local and imported ciders available for sale in Australia. As the local cider industry ramps up its focus on quality and provenance. The winners will be announce at the awards dinner, held in Melbourne on the 8th of November. Read More

Chalkdown Cider 2015
7 months ago

Chalkdown Cider 2015

By  •  British

Chalkdown Cider has aimed for the top end of the market, they are trying to dethrone champagne and prosecco as premium sparkling choice for the discerning English drinker. Well that’s the aim, have they achieved it? Read More

Eric Bordelet Nouvelle Vague
7 months ago

Eric Bordelet Nouvelle Vague

By  •  French

This is the Nouvelle Vague, Eric Bordelet’s easy drinking summer French Cider. July in France is a pretty special time of year. While Paris is buzzing with tourists, the countryside is shining with fields of yellow sunflowers. The mountains have 176 hard men and their bikes battling up an Alp through crowds and orange smoke.

Suddenly the 14th of July rolls around, Bastille Day, it’s France’s national day. No doubt the champagne will be flowing but in certain corners, Cider will be being poured. When I think of quality French Cider there is one name that comes to mind: Eric Bordelet

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Flying Brick Original Cider
8 months ago

Flying Brick Original Cider

Flying Brick from the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria have many ciders, but I don’t think I have ever really thought about their Original Cider. Time to set that straight. Read More

Sidewood Cider
8 months ago

Sidewood Cider

Sidewood Cider is a South Australian Cider made at the Sidewood Winery. It has won international awards and is pretty easy to find, But should this be on your shopping list?

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Fruit Ciders Go Head To Head
9 months ago

Fruit Ciders Go Head To Head

Fruit Ciders have been a growing segment of the cider market for a few years now. Much to the horror of  Cider purists. While I tend to agree with them, there is a strong argument if people are drinking crappy fruit ciders why shouldn’t the craft Cidermakers get in there and show them how it’s done right. Read More