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Cider Fruit Selection: Understanding Variables that will Affect your Cider


  • Tieton Cider Works 619 West J Street Yakima, WA, 98902 United States (map)

Put on by Central Washington University, this two and half day professional development workshop will provide students with
a better understanding of the complexity of apples for cider making. Taught at Tieton
Cider Works by their cider maker, Marcus Robert, Cider Fruit Selection is a unique
workshop and lecture program on the topics of apples, horticulture, testing for ripeness,
and fruit selection will give cider makers the detailed knowledge required to make a
delicious and unique cider.

Workshop Topics and Events include:

Apple Growing History
Basic Pome Horticulture
Orchard Architecture
Apple Variety Characteristics
Apple Chemistry
Cider Production
Harvest Conditions, Timing, & Techniques
Apple Disorders
Testing for Ripeness
Orchard Visit - Campbell Orchards
Washington Fruit and Produce Co Tour

To best provide an interactive and personal experience, the Cider Fruit Selection workshop will be limited to 30 participants. 

WEBSITE and REGISTRATION

Earlier Event: September 8
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Later Event: September 30
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