Congratulations to the Winners of the 2014 Portland International Cider Cup!
Oregon Cider Week is upon us! This past Sunday – June 22nd I attended the Portland International Cider Cup at Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider. This important Cider event exists because of Nat West. I can’t say enough about how incredible it is that Nat not only nurtures and invests in his company, but the Northwest Cider industry as well.
My article about the event itself will be posted later this week. However I wanted to get the article about the 2014 Portland International Cider Cup winners posted right away!
There were over 50 Northwest ciders entered in 11 different categories and the judges awarded five gold medals. The final panel of judges then awarded the Best of Show Winner from the among the five gold medal winners. Mark Crowder was the registrar for this competition and he did an excellent job!
2014 Best Of Show Portland International Cider Cup
Apple Bandit by Apple Bandit Hard Cider Applegate, Oregon is the 2014 Portland International Cider Cup Best of Show Winner! Apple Bandit also won a Gold medal in the Common Sweet Cider category.
Gold Medal Winners!
Finnriver’s Black Currant Cider won Gold in the Fruit Cider category.
Rogue’s Pink Gin Cider won Gold in the Wood/Oaked Cider Category.
Blue Mountain’s Estate Winesap Hard Cider won Gold in the Common Dry Cider category.
Bull Run’s Pear Wine won Gold in the Specialty Cider category.
Congratulations to all of the winners at the 2014Portland International Cider Cup!
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