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Western Washington Tree Fruit & Alternative Fruits

Cider Events and Workshops

Cider & Perry Production – A Foundation

Derived from the popular series taught by Peter Mitchell, this five-day course located in Washington’s Skagit Valley provides students with expert knowledge of cider and perry principles and practices. The curriculum includes information regarding cider culture, production, and business. Students of this course will participate in hands-on sensory demonstrations, laboratory exercises, and blending trials.

The five-day course involves hands-on practical lab work, lectures, workshops, and cider tastings that include:

• A detailed step-by-step guide to cider and perry production;

• An understanding of the chemistry and microbiology behind cider and perry;

• Practical training in the key skills of cider production and methods of laboratory analysis;

• Introduction to sensory analysis of cider and perry;

• Information on the business of cider, taught by Marcus Robert of Tieton Cider Works.

Dates: April 24th – April 28th, 2017
Times: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location:
WSU Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Register Online HERE:

For more information, contact:
Bri Ewing
(360) 416-5208
bri.ewing@wsu.edu

Cider Apple Orcharding Workshop

The WSU NWREC in Mount Vernon, WA is offering a cider apple orcharding workshop to teach the fundamentals of growing cider apples in the Pacific Northwest. Students will receive knowledge from orcharding experts Clive Kaiser and Cameron Burt and will participate in hands-on practices. Registration includes workshop notes, materials, lunch, and beverages.

Dates: Apr 29th, 2017
Times: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location:
WSU Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Register Online HERE:

For more information, contact:
Bri Ewing
(360) 416-5208
bri.ewing@wsu.edu

 

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