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2015

Cider Show Down at Euston Cider Tap
2nd Place for Harry Taylors Thrown Hat

Three Counties International Cider & Perry Competition 2015
2nd  Place Best In Bottle Fermented Perry - Chapel Pleck

Chapel Pleck - Bath & West Champion Perry 2015Bath & West Show 2015
1st Place & Trophy for Champion Perry - Chapel Pleck
1st Place & Gold -
Best Sweet Cider - Blenheim Superb

Big Apple Cider and Perry Trials, Putley (www.bigapple.org.uk)
Best Sparkling Cider
- 1st place for Carpenters Croft Cider

2014

Malver Autumn Show 2014
Winner of Peoples Choice - Perry Producer

Three Counties International Cider & Perry Competition 2014
1st Place Best In Bottle Fermented Cider - Carpenters Croft
1st Place Best In Bottle Fermented Perry - Chapel Pleck

International Cider and Perry Competition 2014
1st Place -
Best Culinary Cider - Dry for Dorothy's Orchard
2nd Place 
- Best Single Variety Cider - Dabinett
3rd Place -
Best Medium Perry for Priggles Perry

 

2013

Three Counties International Cider & Perry Competition 2013
1st Place Best Innovation in Cider & Perry - The Wonder - after a tasting and an unexpected "Dragon's Den" panel interview - I was delighted to get this award for The Wonder - our dessert "Ice-Perry".  To my knowledge we are the first company in the world to make this type of product using pears, and to gain recognition for our innovation is just fantastic!
2nd Place Best In Bottle Fermented Cider - Carpenters Croft
2nd Place Best In Bottle Fermented Perry - Chapel Pleck

Chapel Pleck Perry - Best Bottle FermentedInternational Cider and Perry Competition 2013
1st Place -
Best In-Bottle Fermented Cider/Perry for Chapel Pleck
2nd Place -
Best Medium/Sweet Perry for Priggles Perry

 

 

 

 

 

Big Apple 2013 with Bill Wiggin MPBig Apple Cider and Perry Trials, Putley (www.bigapple.org.uk)
Best Medium Cider
- 2nd place for Tumpy Ground Draught Cider
Best Bottle Fermented Cider - 3rd place for Carpenters Croft Cider

 

 

 

 

Flavours of Herefordshire awards 2013

Flavours of Herefordshire Awards 2012/13

Gold - Champion Cider - Blenheim Superb
Gold - Champion Cider - Marcle Ridge
Gold - Champion Cider - Carpenters Croft

Gold - Best Food & Drink Product - Discovery Juice
Silver - Best Food & Drink Product - The Wonder

 

 

2012

winners-bbcBBC Food & Farming Awards 2012

Winners - Best Drinks Producer

(photo taken outside the NEC theatre immediately after the announcement!)

 

 

 

Three Counties International Cider & Perry Competition 2012
1st Place Best Medium Perry - Priggles Perry
3rd Place Best In Bottle Fermented Cider - Carpenters Croft
Best Producer in Herefordshire Trophy

Bath & West Show 2012
1st Place Single Variety Apple Juice - Spartan - read more here
3rd Place Blended Apple JuiceRusset & Bramley
Vigo Trophy - Best Apple Juice in Show - Spartan

 

Simon with AwardsInternational Cider and Perry Competition 2012 (see more in news section)
1st Place
- Best Dry Cider for Marcle Ridge
1st Place - Best Single Variety Cider for Dabinett 
3rd Place -
Best Medium Cider for Tumpy Ground

Big Apple Cider and Perry Trials, Putley (www.bigapple.org.uk)
Best Medium Cider - 3rd place for Tumpy Ground Draught Cider

International Cider Challenge 2012
Bronze Award in Specialist Cider - Blenheim Superb 2009
Bronze Award in Specialist Cider - Carpenters Croft Traditional Method Sparkling Cider 2009

 

2011

Receiving our Flavours Award from Jean-Christophe Novelli Drink Producer Winner Flavours of HerefordshireDrinks Producer of the Year - Flavours of Herefordshire 2011 - WINNER!!!!
Absolutely delighted to win this award this year, our 4th year of entering, and with such strong competition! Photo to follow soon.

Find out more at the Visit Herefordshire web site: www.visitherefordshire.co.uk

 

L-R Simon, Hannah, Jean-Christophe Novelli, Ann & Norman
Photo credit Richard Weaver Photography

 

Ann & Norman RHS award.Royal Horticultural Society Pomona Award - Silver-Gilt for Dragon Orchard - read more here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three Counties Show International Cider & Perry Competition
Best Dry Cider
- 2nd Place for Michelin Oak

Bath & West Show 2011
1st Place Single Variety Apple Juice - Discovery - read more here
Vigo Trophy - Best Apple Juice in Show - Discovery

International Cider and Perry Competition 2011
1st Place
- Best Medium Cider for Kingston Redstreak 2009
1st Place - Best Single Variety Cider for Dabinett 2010 (release date TBA)

Big Apple Cider and Perry Trials, Putley (www.bigapple.org.uk)
Best Medium Cider - 2nd place for Kingston Redstreak
Best Bottle Fermented Cider - 3rd place for Carpenters Croft Traditional Method Sparkling Cider (release date June)
Best Bottle Fermented Perry -3rd place for Chapel Pleck Traditional Method Sparkling Perry (release date June)

2010

Highly Commended Cider ProducerFlavours of Herefordshire Awards DinnerCider & Perry Producer of the Year - Flavours of Herefordshire 2010 - Highly Commended
Simon & Hannah collect the award plaque from the excellent Hairy Bikers! (click on image for a bigger image)

This year we were judged against other Cider and Perry producers in Herefordshire (and there are quite a number...) and we came second, just behind class winner, Olivers Cider & Perry.  We are delighted to be recognised in the awards again this year.

Find out more at the Visit Herefordshire web site:  www.visitherefordshire.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Cider and Perry Competition 2010
Best Bottle Fermented Cider or Perry - 1st place Ribston Lawn Sparkling Perry

Big Apple Cider and Perry Trials, Putley
Best Bottled Perry - 3rd place for Ribston Lawn

Three Counties Show International Cider & Perry Competition
Best Bottle Fermented Cider or Perry - 3rd place for Ribston Lawn
Peoples Choice Cider - 3rd place for Putley Gold

2009

2009 Flavours of Herefordshire - Drinks Producer of the Year Award - Highly Commendedgino_and_simon2009_smallDrinks Producer of the Year - Flavours of Herefordshire 2009 - Highly Commended
Simon collects the award from Gino D'Acampo at the awards dinner.

We are absolutely delighted to get this award at the Flavours of Herefordshire Awards.  There are so many fantastic drinks producers in Herefordshire, and a large number of good cider producers, that we feel honoured to have our, still fledgling, business recognised by the judging panel.  Thank you!

 

Find out more at the Visit Herefordshire web site:  www.visitherefordshire.co.uk

 

 

Simon with Champion's Cup

OVERALL CHAMPION'S CUP, CIDER and PERRY for our Kingston Black 2008 Cider at the International Cider and Perry Competition 2009
Best Single Variety Cider - 1st place Kingston Black
Best Presented Cider or Perry - 2nd place Marcle Ridge

International Open Cider and Perry Competition at The Three Counties Show
Best Medium Cider - 2nd place for Putley Gold

Big Apple Cider and Perry Trials, Putley
Best Medium Cider - 2nd place for Kingston Black

 

2008 (our first year)

Simon with AwardsThree First Places at the International Cider and Perry Competition 2008
Best Dry Cider - 1st place Marcle Ridge
Best Medium Cider - 1st place Putley Gold
Best Presented Cider or Perry - 1st place Dabinett

(Thanks to the Hereford Journal for use of the photo)

 

 

 

 

The Hairy BikersFinalists for Small Drinks Producer of the Year 2008 (Flavours of Herefordshire)seen here with the Hairy Bikers, collecting our award plaque!

Visit www.visitherefordshire.co.uk/ for more details on the Flavours of Herefordshire, and the abundance of food and drink to be found in our county.

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