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Cider & Perry Production – A Foundation ONLINE

September 1, 2020, 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm PDT


Academic instructors from Cornell University, Brock University, Washington State University, and Virginia Tech will introduce you to the fundamentals of cider making as well as the history and traditions behind the modern cider and perry industry. World-renowned cider makers and consultants will lead live discussions about the application of production knowledge to a career in the cider industry.


This course is developed to deliver an engaging, flexible, and interactive digital experience. With extensive course materials, group discussions each week, and direct access to our expert faculty along the way, your experience is sure to be a rich and rewarding one. This intensive course has the following elements:

Course materials & videos will be available on a weekly basis.

Live discussions will occur for 2 hours each Tuesday to discuss the week’s topic and will feature cider experts to lead conversations related to the topic.

Group work and networking will be facilitated through online tools to connect with your peers and build community during and after this course.

Sensory analysis skills will be developed and assessed through both guided and independent tasting sessions.

Fermentation supplies will be mailed to all participants so you can make your own cider through the length of the course.

Certification exam after the course will evaluate your cider production knowledge. Successful candidates will receive the Foundation Certificate in Cider & Perry Production.


September 1, 2020
4:00 pm until 6:00 pm PDT


Bri Valliere