A SOMERSET cider company has won four awards at the 10th International Cider Challenge (ICC).

Sheppy’s Cider was awarded two silver and two bronze medals at the competition.

“We are beyond thrilled to have won four medals across the International Cider Challenge awards,” said master of cider, David Sheppy.

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“My family has been making premium cider for over 200 years and we are incredibly proud of our heritage and the skills we pass from generation to generation, which are at the heart of everything here at Sheppy’s Cider.

“To have been recognised at this level again demonstrates our dedication to being a top producer of premium cider in the South West."

The ciders at the ICC were judged according to taste, appearance and aroma.

Silver awards were given to Sheppy's Low Alcohol Classic Cider and Sheppy's Vintage Reserve Cider, and bronze awarded to Sheppy's 200 Special Edition Cider and Sheppy's Cider with Raspberry.