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WSU's Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation
Add to calendar /business-services/classes-and-workshops/event/156/WSU-s-Cider-&-Perry-Production---A-Foundation?Itemid607= 2017-10-09 08:30:00 2017-10-13 16:00:00 0 WSU's Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation This five-day course located in Washington's Skagit Valley provides students with expert knowledge of cider and perry principles and practices. The curriculum includes information regarding cider culture, production, and business. Students of this course will participate in hands-on sensory demonstrations, laboratory exercises, and blending trials. The course involves hands-on practical lab work, lectures, workshops, and cider tastings that include:- A detailed step-by-step guide to cider and perry production- An understanding of the chemistry and microbiology behind cider and perry- Practical training in the key skills of cider production and methods of laboratory analysis- Introduction to sensory analysis of cider and perry- Experienced guest lecturers Optional CertificationFor an additional $300, students may choose to register for the CINA Foundation Certificate in Cider & Perry Production. Registration for the certification is separate from the Cider and Perry Production workshop.The exam will be given the morning of Friday October 13th Certification includes:- Passing a 90-minute exam that includes 20 multiple choice questions and 15 short-answer questions - A portfolio of 6 organoleptic (sensory) tasting evaluations to demonstrate a broad knowledge of cider and perry styles and characteristics (this portfolio will be prepared throughout the course)- Registration for the exam can be found here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2948680 With passing the CINA Certification exam, this program qualifies for Certified Food Scientist (CFS) renewal contact hours (CH).  CFS Certificants may claim a maximum of 26 CH for their participation in this program.  For more information, please visit ift.org/certification or email ifscc@ift.org. Registration Fee of Mount Vernon - US - 16650 State Route 536 YYYY/MM/DD
Where: WSU-NWREC , 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon 98273 (US).

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Date: Oct 9 2017 -  Oct 13 2017
Time: 8:30am -  4:00pm
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Event description:

This five-day course located in Washington's Skagit Valley provides students with expert knowledge of cider and perry principles and practices. The curriculum includes information regarding cider culture, production, and business. Students of this course will participate in hands-on sensory demonstrations, laboratory exercises, and blending trials.

The course involves hands-on practical lab work, lectures, workshops, and cider tastings that include:
- A detailed step-by-step guide to cider and perry production
- An understanding of the chemistry and microbiology behind cider and perry
- Practical training in the key skills of cider production and methods of laboratory analysis
- Introduction to sensory analysis of cider and perry
- Experienced guest lecturers

Optional Certification
For an additional $300, students may choose to register for the CINA Foundation Certificate in Cider & Perry Production. Registration for the certification is separate from the Cider and Perry Production workshop.The exam will be given the morning of Friday October 13th

Certification includes:
- Passing a 90-minute exam that includes 20 multiple choice questions and 15 short-answer questions
- A portfolio of 6 organoleptic (sensory) tasting evaluations to demonstrate a broad knowledge of cider and perry styles and characteristics (this portfolio will be prepared throughout the course)
- Registration for the exam can be found here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2948680

With passing the CINA Certification exam, this program qualifies for Certified Food Scientist (CFS) renewal contact hours (CH).  CFS Certificants may claim a maximum of 26 CH for their participation in this program.  For more information, please visit ift.org/certification or email ifscc@ift.org.

Registration Fee of $1,550 includes official manual, workshop notes, cider and perry tastings, laboratory instructions/supplies, lunch, coffee/tea. Registration is non-refundable after 12 hours of purchase. Cancellations may receive a credit for a course at a later date.

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For more information or questions, contact Bri Ewing at bri.ewing@wsu.edu or visit cider.wsu.edu.

Note: Efforts will be made to send the course manual ahead of time. Registration less than 4 weeks in advance may instead result in receiving the manual on the first day of instruction.

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