In association with the Cider Institute of North America (CINA), Peter Mitchell’s Cider & Perry Academy training classes are run on a regular basis at Cornell University. Some of the classes are taught directly by Peter himself, whereas others are tutored by Chris Gerling and other Cornell cider experts.
Contact Gemma Osborne for registration details.
Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference – An annual 2-day conference for start up and established cideries alike, this conference will provide information and contacts necessary to help start or help you grow your cideries in New York State. Contact Derek Simmonds for more information.
The Empire State Producers Expo – This annual show combines the major fruit, flower, vegetable, and direct marketing associations of New York State in order to provide a comprehensive trade show and educational conference for New York producers, as well as neighboring states and Eastern Canada. Since 2016, the Cornell Hard Cider PWT has hosted a hard cider session at this meeting.
Cider Week is a celebration of the hard cider revival in New York apple country. These regional events are open to the public and great way to learn more about NY’s burgeoning cider industry.