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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. 


Earlier Event: September 8
Keeving Class in Seattle
Later Event: September 30
First Annual Whidbey Island Cider Festival