The 2nd annual North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition was recently judged in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
The competition was sponsored by Beer Law Center in Raleigh and by Van in Black tour company.
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Starrlight Mead in Pittsboro stole the show with their Honeyed Spiced Apple Mead winning Best in Show and Double Gold Medals.
Red Rocket #14, a cranberry apple cider from Twisted Vine Winery in Lenoir, was awarded Best Cider in Show and a gold medal.
Keepers Cut Meadery in Marion earn gold for their Blueberry Fruit Wine.
Silver Medals were awarded to Twisted Vine Winery for the Galactic Gold and Cosmic Sunrise ciders, Flat Rock Cider Company in Hendersonville for the Semi-Tart Blackberry, Stardust Cellars in Wilksboro for Viking Blood, Keepers Cut Meadery for Blackberry Mead, and Wehrloom Honey for the PinAppeno Mead.
Bronze Medals were awarded to Disslvr of Asheville for their cider The Form of Thoughts. Flat Rock Cider Company for the Semi-Dry Apple, Wehrloom Honey in Robbinsville for Cherry Sour mead, Stardust Cellars for Ancestral Mead, Starrlight Mead for Blueberry Mead, and Twisted Vine Winery for Project Blue, Area 61, and Strange Encounter ciders.
We toast our 2022 medal winners and encourage your patronage of our North Carolina Mead and Cider producers.
Twisted Vine Winery in Lenoir.
Keepers Cut Meadery in Marion.
Flat Rock Cider Company in Hendersonville.
Stardust Cellars in Wilksboro.
Wehrloom Honey in Robbinsville.