AusCider 2019

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Date(s) - 02/06/2019-05/06/2019
All Day

64 Anglesea Street
South Hobart TAS 7004


AusCider 2019 is the cider industry’s annual information exchange and networking event. It will bring together 100+ cider producers, fruit growers, researchers, suppliers and other industry representatives from Australia and overseas.

AusCider 2019 will take place in Tasmania from 2-5 June. The program will include one and a half days at the C3 Convention Centre in South Hobart, the AusCider Dinner at the Cornelian Bay Boathouse and site visits and tours in other regions of Tasmania.

Program and speakers
This year’s keynote speaker and guest international delegate will be Jane Peyton, the UK’s first accredited pommelier (cider sommelier) and award winning drinks writer and alcoholic beverage consultant. Jane will discuss the role of a Pommelier and trends in the UK cider market.

The AusCider 2019 Program lists the session topics, speakers and information on tours/site visits. 

We have partnered with the secure online ticketing platform Ticketebo for the provision of our tickets. Conference tickets are now available online here.

Tickets to the conference, dinner, Tuesday afternoon tour and Launceston tour are sold separately (prices include GST and booking fee). Members of Cider Australia receive a discount. Entry to the welcome drinks is included in the conference ticket, but please register for a ticket as capacity is limited.

Ticket Member Non-Member
Welcome Drinks (2 June, 6pm) incl with conference ticket incl with conference ticket
Conference (3-4 June)
Includes conference entry and morning tea and lunch (Monday only)
$150 $250
AusCider 2019 Dinner (3 June)
Includes 3 course meal and a welcome drink, plus informal pre-dinner cider tasting
$80 $100
Tuesday Tour
Includes lunch at Willie Smith’s Apple Shed and cidery tour, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture visit and return transportation
$45 $55
Launceston Tour
Hosted by FermenTasmania and Cider Tasmania. Includes presentation on yeast stress management (Tina Tran, AB Mauri), tours of Brady’s Lookout cider mill and a local distillery (TBC) and lunch at Tamar Ridge Estate. Tour starts and finished in the Tamar Valley, transport at own expense (we can put you in touch with others to arrange ride sharing)
$70 $80

Fruit Growers Tasmania conference
AusCider 2019 is being held in conjunction with the annual conference of Fruit Growers Tasmania. Ticket holders are eligible to purchase entry to the Fruit Growers Tasmania conference at the member rate. Please contact to access this discount.

Thanks to our Partners and Sponsors
Cider Australia acknowledges the support of its sponsors and partners including the Batlow CiderFest which founded and ran the national cider conference in Batlow, NSW for its first 7 years.