International Cider Summit Asturies will have 13 cider-producing regions of the world represented with the participation of 65 types of cider that can be tasted during the week in all the participating venues, as well as in the festival that will be held in the Laboral de Gijón
The Deputy Minister of Tourism of the Principado de Asturias, Graciela Blanco Rodríguez; the person in charge of Rural Environment of Caja Rural de Asturias, Javier Nievas, the General Director of Rural Development and Agrifood of the Principality of Asturias, Begoña López; the Director of the event, Eduardo Vázquez Coto, the president of the PDO Sidra d’Asturies Guillermo Guisasola and the Councilor for Tourism of the City Council of Gijón Santos Lopez have presented this Thursday the International Cider Summit Asturies in Gijón. This international cider summit is presented as a unique event in Spain and promises great success and influx of public and cider professionals, both national and international.

The International Cider Summit Asturies will be held the week of March 20 to 26, 2023. All activities will be divided into 3 different events within this summit. The first will be Asturies Cider Week, which will offer the chance to try 65 different types of cider in dozens of collaborating venues throughout Asturias. This option will be available throughout the week of the summit. Many of these restaurants do not have cider as a regular alternative on their menus, so the aim is to diversify cider consumption in other establishments.

Another part of the cider summit will be the Asturies Cider Congress, which will be held on March 23 and 24 at the Universidad Laboral de Gijón. Here, great national and international professionals from the cider sector will share their experiences and knowledge in 2 full mornings of talks, colloquiums and round tables. Some of the topics that will be addressed will be tourism and cider in Asturias, the distribution and market of cider in the United States, cider in haute cuisine, the example of Belgian beer as a UNESCO cultural heritage…

The International Cider Summit will have as its final climax the Asturies Cider Fest, a festival for cider lovers that will be held on the weekend of March 25 and 26 at the Labor University of Gijón. Here there will be 30 Asturian cider mills offering Natural Cider poured by experts, tastings of the 65 ciders present that will represent 12 cider-producing regions of the world, a fashion market and traditional accessories, musical performances, food trucks, a children’s area and another for pets and much more. further. You can consult the entire program and activities of both the festival and the entire summit on the website