Thinking about getting into the commercial cider business? Consider the Craft Cidery Startup Workshop, offered by Oregon State University’s Professional and Continuing Education program. The workshop is led by instructors Joel VandenBrink, the founding cider maker at Seattle Cider Company, and Nick Gunn and James Kohn, co-owners of Wandering Aengus Ciderworks.
According to the class description: “Taught by seasoned cider industry practitioners, the workshop will walk you through the basics of business planning, understanding market feasibility, ingredient sourcing and equipment, local and national regulations, distribution and marketing. You’ll gain entrepreneurial insight from exclusive access to local cidery founders through presentations and field trips that would be possible nowhere other than Oregon.” Check out the video below for even more info:
The class will be held Monday, November 7, through Friday, November 11, in Portland, Oregon. For more details, visit the Craft Cidery Startup Workshop information page. There is a $1,275 plus a $50 non-refundable registration fee.
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