This weekend Villaviciosa will held the Homemade Cider Contest of Asturies with the awards named after Mundo Collada in honor to the oenologist from Villaviciosa.
THE CIDER.- This event is organized by the Association for the Support of the Asturian Traditional Cider and with the suport of Villaviciosa’s City Hall and will be held this Saturday at Plaza d’Abastos and on Sunday there will be the finals at Plaza’l Güevu. This year includes a popular try on Sunday so attendees can assess que quality of the presented ciders.
The novelty is that from this year on the awards will be named after the deceased oenologist Mundo Collada and establishing the prize for the best homemade cider of Asturies with the name of this man who is highlighted for his work in defense of Asturian culture and cider.
There are about sixty homemade cider mills in representation of twenty councils participating.
The first round will be today at six o’clock and the final with tasting included on Sunday at twelve of the midday at Plaza’l Güevu.