Jane Peyton Becomes Britain’s First Accredited Pommelier (Cider Sommelier)
Jane Peyton was accredited by the Beer & Cider Academy as Britain’s first Pommelier (Cider Sommelier) on September 25th 2018. The Pommelier accreditation consists of sitting and passing a series of courses and exams, being able to blind taste and identify different styles of cider and perry, ability to identify and describe production faults in cider and perry, compiling a cider & food gustation menu, and displaying on-going advocacy for cider. Gabe Cook, the Ciderologist conceived, wrote, teaches and accredits the Pommelier scheme.
The i Newspaper reported the news on page three of the publication (see below).