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(POSTPONED) Cider & Perry Production – A Foundation

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(POSTPONED) Cider & Perry Production – A Foundation

September 21, 2020 - September 25, 2020

Participants of the Cider Institute of North America’s five-day Cider & Perry Production – A Foundation course, run in association with the Cider & Perry Academy (CPAC) and approved Training Providers, will gain an understanding of cider and perry and acquire the key skills and knowledge necessary to make quality products. Academic instructors of this course will introduce you to the fundamentals of cider making as well as the history and traditions behind the modern cider and perry industry. The course involves hands-on practical lab work, lectures, workshops, and cider tastings that include:

– Knowledge and understanding of the main principles and processes of cider and perry production
– A broad appreciation of the main styles of cider and perry, along with an understanding of the cider industry
– An essential grounding in the chemistry and microbiology behind cider and perry
– Practical hands-on training in the key skills of cider production and methods of laboratory analysis
– Introduction to sensory analysis of cider and perry

Based on Peter Mitchell’s curriculum, each instructor has adapted the course to her/his teaching style and regional considerations. Successful completion of the Foundation Certificate Examination at the end of this course is a prerequisite to the Advanced Certificate in Cider & Perry Production.

Length: 5 days
Prerequisite: none


September 21, 2020
September 25, 2020


WSU Mount Vernon NWREC
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, WA 98273 United States
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