VILLAVICIOSA CIDER FESTIVAL 2021/ Festival de la Sidra de Villaviciosa 2021

Villaviciosa has just celebrated their local festivities from 10th to 15th september, again following the COVID-19 health procedures, when this year’s Best Asturian Natural Cider was chosen. Last Monday, Cabuenes cider mill became the winner in the current edition among 36 contestants. The cider mill located in Gijon obtained 85 points with their DOP cider…

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…

SIDRAS AND CIDERS/ Sidras y ciders

Ciders and “sidras” are a trend in Spain: 97 million litres were consumed in 2019, which means an increase of 4.25% since the previous year and 9% since 2017. And it has not decreased. As world’s thirst for cider continues growing, major beer companies, such as Heineken, Carlsberg, Stella Artois, Mahou San Miguel and Estrella…

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…