Biddenden Special Reserve awarded 2 Gold Stars at Great Taste Awards 2012

Biddenden Special Reserve awarded 2 Gold Stars at Great Taste Awards 2012

Biddenden Vineyards, Kent’s oldest commercial vineyard, has been awarded 2 Gold Stars for it’s Special Reserve Cider in this year’s Great Taste Awards 2012.  The awards, which are judged by 350 judges over 45 days and run by the Guild of Fine Food are very highly regarded in the food & drink industry.  Nearly 9000 products were entered into this year’s awards, with only 30% being awarded a Gold.


Biddenden Vineyards produces an award winning range of wines, ciders & juices.  The Special Reserve cider is the vineyard’s strongest cider at 13% and is ideally enjoyed as an aperitif style drink served in the way that a port would be.  The cider is matured in oak whisky casks for 18 months, which gives it it’s dark appearance and smoky oaked taste.

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The service and delivery was first rate. The quality of the product was 5 star according to my son who likes the stronger cider. Excellent all round.

Biddenden offer a consistent and efficient in house support service and you can be guaranteed that their handling and delivery is totally commensurate with their superb wines

We ordered some wine and gifts for our friends in Scotland the items were shipped the same day and received the next. Amazing service and top class wines and products. Thank you

Ordered the fruit juices for my son, and he thoroughly enjoyed them. The delivery was amazing. Thank you for your prompt service. Will definitely be ordering again.