Bragging rights are in store for cider competition winners

The Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention marked the 10th annual Sweet Cider Competition and the 7th annual Craft Cider Competition on February 19. A wide variety of common, specialty & sweet ciders were showcased this year resulting in the top three in each category as follows: 


Sweet Cider

1st – Delhaven Orchards 

2nd – Campbell’s Orchards 

3rd – Bennett’s Apples and Cider


Specialty Cider

1st – ‘Dog House Hard Cider’ by Hounds of Erie Winery

2nd – ‘Thornbury Cranberry Apple Cider’ by Thornbury Village Cider House

3rd – ‘Wassail’ by Two Blokes Cider


Common Cider

1st – Apple Cider by Vieni Estates Winery & Cidery

2nd – Heeman’s Apple Cider

3rd – ‘Top Dog Cider’ by Hounds of Erie Winery

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Monday, February 24, 2020

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