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