2024 Cider Competition Results

February 23, 2024

On Wednesday, January 31st, the 12th annual Sweet Cider Competition was held in Simcoe, ON. Some of the province's top cidermakers went head to head, resulting in the following winners:

Sweet Cider

1st - Brantview Apples & Cider

2nd - Loughborough Heritage Orchard

3rd - Delhaven Orchards Ltd, Delhaven Orchards 


Tuesday, February 20th marked the 9th annual Craft Cider Competition at the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention in Niagara Falls, ON. A wide variety of traditional, specialty, and modern ciders were showcased this year and the top 3 winners in each category were as follows: 

Heritage/Traditional Craft Cider

1st - Thornbury Craft Company - The Jonah

2nd - The Little Cider Company - Farmhouse

3rd - Dirty Dog's Cider Company - Cox's Orange Pippin

Modern Craft Cider

1st - Thornbury Craft Company - Premium Apple Cider

2nd - Stock & Row - Slow & Low

3rd - Fielding Craft Cider Co. - Dry Hard Cider

Specialty Craft Cider

1st - Ardiel Cider House - Big John Lightly Hopped

2nd - Shiny Apple Cider - Shiny Apple Cider Strawberry Chamomile

3rd - Fielding Craft Cider Co. - Hopped & Hazy