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UK Cider & Perry Production | Scheduled Training Courses

For details of each course - please scroll down and select from the following list:

 

Cider & Perry Production: Introductory Courses

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Cider & Perry - Make & Enjoy

In the heart of cider making country, this one-day practical hands-on Saturday course will help you learn more about cider & perry and will provide you with what you need to know about how to start making these fine products - and you get to taste some fine ciders & perries too! This course is suitable for beginners, for those interested in making cider or perry at home and for anyone with an interest in these unique, versatile and tasty products.

Cider & Perry Production: The Master Class Series

Led and tutored by Peter Mitchell, a series of Master Classes is offered as follows:

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Master Class Foundation:

Cider & Perry Production - Principles & Practice

This long-established 5-day programme provides a comprehensive grounding in the main and principles & practices of cider & perry production and orcharding. The course includes considerable hands-on practical work and covers key commercial considerations. As such it is suitable for new and existing producers alike.

  • Pre-requisite for attendance: None
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Advanced Master Class Module 1:

Science, Practice and Quality Assured Production

Primarily a lecture & group workshop-based programme, this 4-day course includes significant back-ground information and science associated with the other two advanced Master Class modules.

  • Pre-requisite for attendance: Master Class Foundation (or equivalent course or considerable previous professional experience in cider production)
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Advanced Master Class Module 2:

Practical Production and Laboratory Skills

A hands-on 4-day course, run in the cider making season, provides for a ‘real-life’ experience. The programme involves planning, setting up & managing a commercial scale fermentation, along with considerable practical training in laboratory analysis for cider production.

  • Pre-requisite for attendance: Master Class Foundation (or equivalent course or considerable previous professional experience in cider production)
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Advanced Master Class Module 3:

Product Development and Sensory Analysis

A practical-based 4 ½ day course, which includes the development and production of a packaged product for ultimate sale to the consumer. The programme also includes the application of essential analytical and hedonic sensory analysis techniques for cider production.

  • Pre-requisite for attendance: Master Class Foundation (or equivalent course or considerable previous professional experience in cider production)

Please note the following:

Course Fee Discounts. For these UK-based training courses, early booking discounts and some grant-aid may be available to assist with the payment of course fees. For further information, please see details of each course or telephone Mitchell F&D Limited (01531 828330).


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