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OSU Craft Cidery Startup Workshop


  • Widmer Brothers Brewing 929 North Russell Street Portland, OR, 97227 United States (map)

Oregon State University has played a central role in advancing the field of fermentation sciences, as well as helping entrepreneurs learn how to start breweries and cideries and find their own unique place in the craft beverage business with their own distinctive brands. And since 2014, participants in our accelerated Craft Cidery Startup Workshop have become some of the most inspired (and well-prepared) industry startups.

Our Craft Cidery Startup Workshop offers an enriching and accelerated path to help ensure your own business is a success. Taught by seasoned cider industry professionals, this course walks participants through the basics of:
- Hard cider business plan
- Understanding market feasibility
- Ingredient sourcing and equipment
- Local and national regulations
- Distribution and marketing

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