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Do you fancy yourself as a bit of a Cider connoisseur and love to brew your own Cider at home? Well, now is your big chance to see how your Cider creation stacks up!

There will be a live Cider judging during the festival, with the winner being crowned the NZ Cider Festival Amateur Home Cider Maker of the Year!

To enter this competition please complete the entry form by 30th September.

Cost: $25 per entry (invoiced if your Cider is accepted for judging)


3 AUG - Entries Open

30 SEP - Entries Close

10 OCT - Notification sent for selected Ciders for judging

30 OCT - 1 rigger of your Cider to be delivered to Hawke's Bay - address TBC

4 NOV - Live judging at the NZ Cider Festival, Tomoana Showgrounds

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