NEW ASTURIAN CIDER AWARDS/ Nuevos premios para las sidras asturianas

GLINTCAP 2021 In the 15th annual Great Lakes International Cider and Perry Competition, celebrated from 28th to 30th July in Michigan (USA), these were the Asturian cider awards: GOLD MEDALS:⦁ Natural Cider M. Busto, Mayador (Best in Class, Natural Cider)⦁ 1898, El Gaitero (Ice Cider)SILVER MEDALS:⦁ Pomarina Brut, El Gaitero (Heritage Cider, Dry)⦁ Spring Cider…

UNRACKED CIDERS/ Sidras sin trasegar

Unracked ciders are bottled on their lees. These are early, much cloudier and raw looking ciders, which follow the traditional cidermaking. They are usually released in May and produced as a limited edition which lasts for about three months,Today, these full-flavoured ciders have become a trend and several cider mills produce their own.Well balanced and…

PLAY & LEARN ABOUT CIDER/ Jugar y aprender sobre la sidra

Mayador App Mayador Cidery has recently launched an app with the aim of letting users to play and learn about Asturian cidermaking. Through this game, you can make your own natural, sparkling or alcohol-free cider and invite your friends to drink it. First, you have to hit the apple orchads to get as many apples…

MORE INTERNATIONAL AWARDS FOR ASTURIAN CIDERS/ Más premios internacionales para las sidras asturianas

Asturian ciders keep on achieving success in international contests. Las sidras asturianas continúan cosechando éxitos en los concursos internacionales. The Swiss Cider Awards celebrated on 9th January granted two prizes to Castañon and Fonciello cidermills.Exner (Castañon) was a awarded as Best International Design; and Fonciello got a second position as Best International Still Cider. Los…

ASTURIAN CIDER ON NEUTRAL CIDER HOTEL/ La sidra asturiana en Neutral Cider Hotel

Neutral Cider Hotel is a weekly podcast where cider expert Gabe Cook (The Ciderologist), cider distributor Grant Hutchison and cider writer Martyn Goodwin-Sharman discuss on cider, keeping their audience up-to-date on the lastest news and trends happening in the cider industry. They also talk to people from the cider world, sample different ciders and make…

ASTURIAN SPARKLING CIDER/ Sidra Espumosa Asturiana

Natural sparkling cider is a dry, brut-type cider, term which identifies apple products undergoing a two-stage fermentation and contain less than fifteen sugar grams per litre. According to the container where the second fermentation takes place, there are two production methods: the traditional or champenoise method, inside the bottle; and the Charmat or granvas method,…

THE ASTURIAN CIDER BOTTLE/ La botella de sidra asturiana

We have been drinking cider for over 2,000 years, but when did the bottle of cider as we know it start to be used?Ethnographer Inaciu Hevia Llavona, author of reference about cider and traditional cidermills and awarded in 2012 with the prize Fierro Botas for his essay “La Botella de Xixon. Orígenes y desendolcu hestóricu…

HOME DELIVERY CIDER/ Sidra a domicilio

The new COVID-19 regulations do not allow us to meet at cider bars. But if you miss our traditional drink, you should know it can be delivered from Asturian cidermills straight to your door. Choose your favourite and order now! Las nuevas normas derivadas del COVID-19 no permiten que nos reunamos en sidrerías. Pero si…

VILLAVICIOSA CIDER FESTIVAL 2020/ Festival de la Sidra de Villaviciosa 2020

Villaviciosa, one of the most renowned cider spots in Asturias, is celebrating their local festivities, from Friday 11th to Wednesday 16th September. Following the procedures laid down by the health authorities, two of the most important cider contests have been held in camera, with access control and limited seating these days. The XXVII edition of…