Suttons Cider Festival 2015

Posted on May 18, 2015 in What's On

Celebrate Queensland’s Second Annual Cider Festival -23 May 2015

Following trips to France and England to investigate the making of cider, David and Ros Sutton began making cider 14 years ago, the first in Queensland to do so commercially.  In 2012 Sutton’s Dry Cider was awarded the Grand Champion Trophy at the inaugural Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show Cider Competition.

The Suttons Cider Festival is a fantastic opportunity to visit the Granite Belt with a group of friends and spend the afternoon and evening in our apple orchard, drinking award winning juice and sparkling apple cider, eating great food, (including our renowned apple pie) and enjoying live music by Blonde Chocolate.

  • 2:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Homestyle soup and house-made bread to warm up on arrival
  • spit roast dinner at 5:30pm (there will be options for vegetarians and those who don’t eat red meat)
  • Our famous apple pie & spiced cider ice cream
  • Drinks include our new season alcoholic apple cider, 100% pure apple juice, mulled apple cider, mulled apple juice plus tea and coffee.
  • Live entertainment by Brisbane based group, Blonde Chocolate
  • Meet the Cider Maker and learn to make cider and distil brandy
  • Cider making demonstrations – press some juice to take home & ferment.
  • Apple brandy distillation talk & demonstration
  • Apple picking
  • Guess the apple/juice variety competitions – Prize for the most correct.
  • Apple photography competition prizes for the best photo and most popular
  • No driving required – book our courtesy bus to take you to and from your accommodation (details below)

All Inclusive Tickets are $120 per person 

Download the cider festival brochure

Download all the event information

Buy your tickets

Click here to purchase your all inclusive tickets ($120 per person)

You can also purchase them directly in our Shed Cafe.

Please note – there will be no tickets available on the day – tickets must be pre-purchased.


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