CCP In Person Training at South Hill Cider

South Hill Cider is excited to collaborate with the American Cider Association to host a training workshop in person for the Certified Cider Professional Level 1 Certification at their cidery on August 21, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern. Participants will have the opportunity to take the test online immediately after the training or take the test at a later date.

This is a great opportunity for the NY cider community to gather in person to attend the workshop and get CCP Level 1 certified. Anyone who sells cider, works in a tasting room or retail shop, is an owner, chef, sommelier, cicerone, buyer or cidermaker who is interested in cider education and adding a cider certification to their accreditation is welcome and encouraged to join the training session!

Lunch will also be available for purchase at the South Hill Cider tasting room after the training.

Details :

  • 9:45 AM: Arrival and check-in
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Workshop in tent
  • 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: Lunch break (food will be available to purchase)
  • 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM: Take the online CCP 1 exam (please bring your own laptop)
  • 2:15 PM: Enjoy a glass of cider and the view

Cost per person is $45 which includes the test fee. Tickets are available on EventBrite.

Interested in learning how you can host an in-person training event at your location? Learn more on our CCP Level 1 website.

Press Then Press Offers Certified Pommelier™ Study Kits

Still studying up for the Certified Pommelier® exam?

The owners of Press then Press, Erik & Storie Madrid, have put together two study kits for those studying for the Certified Pommelier™ exam at CiderCon® 2023. Erike & Storie received their Certified Pommelier™ designations in June of 2022 and have put their expertise to good use by creating these two study kits, including a digital copy of completed sensory analysis forms for each cider so you can compare your answers.

The Minor Kit features 4 cans and the Major Kit features 6 bottles and cans that can be delivered to your door in most states. And Press then Press is offering discounts in case you want to fill up your box with more of their wide-ranging selection of ciders. Do make sure you verify that orders can be shipped to your state before purchasing.

You can download blank sensory analysis forms here so you can take notes as you taste the ciders and then compare to the included digital forms from Press then Press. You can register for the Certified Pommelier™ exam to take place at CiderCon® 2023 on February 1 here.