2019 OFVC Cider Competition Results

February 28, 2019

Last week at the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention marked the 9th annual Sweet Cider Competition, and the 6th annual Craft Cider Competition. With 16 common, 13 specialty & 11 sweet entries this year, competition was fierce and quality was top-notch as the judges selected their winners! The top 3 ciders in each category are as follows:

Sweet Cider

1st - Spirit Tree Estate Cidery

2nd - Brantview Apples & Cider

3rd - Delhaven Apples & Cider



Common Cider

1st - Best in Show, Hounds of Erie Winery 

2nd - Ardiel Dry Cider, Georgian Hills Vineyards

3rd - Hex Press Dry Cider, Two Blokes Cider


Specialty Cider

1st - Strawberry Craft Cider, Heritage Estate Winery & Cidery

2nd - Tart Cherry Cider, Ironwood Hard Cider

3rd - Wild Blueberry Elderflower Cider, Thornbury Village Craft Cider & Beer