Swiss Cider Awards

8th February 2025

The Premier Cider Competition in Switzerland returns for a second time

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Learn More about the Swiss Cider Awards

Why Swiss Cider Awards? What is different? what does the awards stand for? Who is behind the awards? All your questions and more answered on the about page.

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Swiss Cider Awards & DeguFest 2025

Be involved

Join us at DeguFest 2025 for the prize giving and present your products to the public.

Find New Consumers

With the diverse interests and attendance at DeguFest, let new people discover your products.

Visit the DeguFest Website for further information about the event.

Exciting Additions for the Swiss Cider Awards

Cider Awards, Tasting Festival, Celebration

CATEGORIES FOR ALL 

Ciders are judged within categories, meaning no one style is favoured, with category winners moving forward to find a grand Swiss and International champion.

LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL

Prizes focus not only on Swiss Cider, but also the international styles enjoyed locally.

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UNIQUE JUDGING PANEL 

Awards will be chosen by a unique panel of Pommeliers and Sommeliers, Gastronomy experts.

SWISS MARKET ENTRY

With the Swiss Cider Awards running together with DeguFest 2025, entrants have the opportunity to present products to the Swiss public and collect orders.

Our Judges

Our panel of local and international cider experts, drinks specialists and gastronomy professionals

Mark Checkley

Mark Checkley

Sommelier

Lilla Fülöp

Lilla Fülöp

Sommelier & Founder of WE Wine Education​

Natalia

Natalia Wszelaki

The Cider Explorer

Marco

Marco Manfrini

Pommelier

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Our Partners

A part of DeguFest 2025

Hosted in Aarau, Switzerland

Contact

Email: info@swissciderawards.com