New Cidermaker’s Workshop with the Cider Institute of North America (CINA)

Date & Time: Wednesday, January 17, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Cost: $75

Speakers: Chris Gerling, Steven Trussler, Amanda Stewart, Brighid O’Keane

Kick off CiderCon with a half-day workshop for new cidermakers, facilitated by the Cider Institute of North America (CINA). Join educators and industry experts for an overview of the cidermaking process, a deep-dive into some of the key topics and considerations for new producers, and a facilitated activity to develop a cider or perry product. This workshop will offer a foundation to help support your cidermaking endeavor, build connections, and make the most out of CiderCon®.

Topics include:

  • What is cider and how is it made
  • Sensory analysis (with tastings)
  • Components of your juice
  • Yeast fermentation management
  • Use and abuse of SO2
  • How to get the style you’re looking for