Brogdale and NACM collaborate for first time on Artisan Cider Festival

The National Cider Makers Association (NACM) has lent its support to next weekend's (22-23 September) cider festival at the National Fruit Tree Collection holder in Kent, including holding a new competition for the county's cider makers.

Brogdale's festivals highlight lesser-known fruit varieties - image: Brogdale
Brogdale's festivals highlight lesser-known fruit varieties - image: Brogdale

The "NACM Brogdale Diamond Jubilee Cider & Perry Competition" will be awarded for the first time to the best of Kent's ciders during the event.

Over 70 varieties of cider and perry will on offer at the festival, which will feature live music and cooking demonstrations as well as tours of the site's 3,000-strong fruit tree collection
.

Brogdale marketing manager Bernie Cranfield said: "This is the first time we will have so many ciders - a lot of small Kent producers will be represented.
Working with the NACM this year will allow us to bring Kent cider makers together."

See
www.brogdalecollections.co.uk for full event details.


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