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Why Enter?

The Seattle International Cider Awards are celebrated by consumer and industry alike as the premier PNW wine and cider evaluation and awards program. This recognition offers talking points and accolades that represent the best in world-class cider, perry, and fruit agriculture.

How are the Cider Awards Promoted?

Results are published online and they are sent to local, regional and national newspapers. Announcements featured in Washington Tasting Room Magazine, Great Northwest Wine and Wine Press NW.

How Many Ciders May I Enter?

There is no limit to the number of entries – you may submit wine/ciders from past vintages and past evaluations.

May I Enter Multiple Ciders from Different Ciderhouses on Same Form?

NO. Please include one entry form per each cidery name. With thousands of wines and hundreds of entries, this helps us ensure your samples are properly checked, processed and evaluated.

What is a Tech Sheet?

Tech sheets provide us with pertinent information such as fruit/variety composition, fruit sources, blends, added flavors or colors, and residual sugar,. Please include these with your entries.

How Can I Pay Entry Fees?

Pay online by credit card with online entry or by check included with shipment.

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Seattle, WA 98116-2010

May I hand-deliver my entries?

YES. UPS, Fed-Ex or Hand delivery is welcome to Esquin Wine & Spirits. Please ensure your boxes are well marked / labeled / identified and secure with tape and include a copy of your Entry Form, Tech Sheets and Check or Payment Receipt by April 2, 2020.

Award certificates & corrections?

Please ensure handwriting is clear, legible and correct. Results are posted June 1. Unfortunately, ‘to err is human’…and mistakes happen. We make every effort to be concise ask that you share your correction requests by May 18. Medals are not available at this time.



We are now accepting entries for the 2020 Seattle International Cider Wine Awards. Registration open until May 31, 2020.