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Cider & Perry Competition Deadline Looms

Cider & Perry Competition Deadline Looms

Fancy joining the hall of winning heroes in the Royal Three Counties Cider & Perry Championship? Well don’t delay – closing date is Friday 7 June for registering your entries. Judging itself takes place on Friday 14 June, with prizes being given by famed orchardist, John Worle on the second day of the Royal Three […]

Education & Training Top TCCPA Plans

Education & Training Top TCCPA Plans

A strong roster of events and the launch of the Three Counties Jean Nowell Bursary Scheme were announced at the AGM of the Three Counties Cider & Perry Association in mid-January. The year-long events programme kicks off with a Q&A with Gordon Johncox, CEO of Aston Manor and chair of the National Association of Cider […]

CraftCon 2019 Shines Spotlight on Craft Cidermaking

CraftCon 2019 Shines Spotlight on Craft Cidermaking

The inaugural CraftCon, a conference on craft cidermaking, will take place at Pershore College on Friday 5 April. One of the key projects for 2019 announced at the recent AGM of the Three Counties Cider & Perry Association, the meeting will put the art and skill of craft cidermaking centre stage. Confirmed speakers in this full-day […]

Changing Faces

Changing Faces

The committee of the Three Counties Cider & Perry Association said goodbye to two of its longest standing members at its 2019 AGM in January. Between them Peter Mitchell of Mitchell Food & Drink and Helen Woodman of Gregg’s Pit had racked up decades on the committee. Peter had been the founding chair back when […]

Fresh look enables 2018 Cider & Perry Festival to reach new audience

Fresh look enables 2018 Cider & Perry Festival to reach new audience

Heritage, orchard biodiversity, the next generation of cidermakers, handmade bunting and the ever-popular Cider Bar added up to a vibrant revamp for the 2018 Cider & Perry Festival. Hosted by the Three Counties Cider & Perry Association at the Royal Three Counties Show in Malvern back in mid-June, thousands of visitors shared the wonders of […]

Local legend Albert Rixen scoops Best in Show at Three Counties

Local legend Albert Rixen scoops Best in Show at Three Counties

With over 20% increase in entries, the 2018 Three Counties International Cider & Perry Competition saw cidermakers young and old top the charts. Renowned writer and co-author of World’s Best Ciders Pete Brown announced the awards at the Cider & Perry Festival organised by the TCCPA at this year’s Three Counties Show back in mid-June. […]

Royal Three Counties Cider & Perry Festival

TCCPA Cider & Perry Festival at the Royal Three Counties Show 15th -17th June 2018 Hello Everyone, My name is Lydia Crimp of Artistraw Cider. I’m the new Cider & Perry Festival Manager and I’m very excited to be working with you all on the event this year! We are now taking exhibitor bookings for […]

Bath and West Show 2018

The Bath and West, including the Cider Competition will take place from May 30 to June 2 at the Showground, Shepton Mallett. The judging schedule and entry forms can be found below: Cider-2018-schedule Bath and West Cider-2018-entry-form Bath and West

Royal Three Counties International Cider and Perry Competition 2018

Entries are now open for the Competition. Details attached. TCCPA competition-schedule-2018v3