Judges & Staff

2020 Judges

MATTHEW AUGUSTINE
Stem Ciders

DAVID BIUN
Lost Boy Cider

TEGAN BIUN
Lost Boy Cider

SETH BOEVE
Virtue Cider

THOM CANNELL
BJCP Certified Judge

TRACI CRUZ
Big Belly Ciderworks

TROY DENEEN
Blake’s Hard Cider

SCOTT DENNIS
BJCP National Judge

CRAIG FLEMING
Wine Judges of Canada

CHRISTOPHER GOTTSCHALK
MSU Horticulture

JOHN HOYOS
Cider Like Wine

JAKE KEEFER
BJCP Certified Judge

JOHN LOGAN
Black Bear Cider Co.

JULIA MADDEN
BJCP Certified Judge

JOSEPH MARGEVICIUS
GLINTCAP Gold Medalist

KRISTYN NOREN
Hard Cider News

MICHELLE PAGANO
Descendant Cider Company

PATTI POLFUSS
Simply Fine Wine

WAYNE REEVES
BJCP Certified Judge

LYNN RIPLEY

NICK RUESTMAN

RONALD SANSONE
Spoke + Spy Ciderworks

KAREN NORD-SCHAAR
BJCP Certified Judge

MARK SIMPSON
BJCP National Judge

TODD SPRINGER
GLINTCAP Silver Medalist

EDAN VALKNER
Virtue Cider

TIMOTHY C. WHITE
Wine Judges of Canada

TRISTAN WRIGHT
Lost Boy Cider


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