Craft Cidery Startup Workshop

Craft Cidery Startup Workshop

Along with the rise of micro breweries and micro distilleries, the cider industry is seeing increased demand for more flavors and styles of cider. Changing laws and regulations around the United States have made small cideries a feasible option and the cider market is ready for fresh and innovative home recipes. If you are dreaming of opening your own cidery, join the Craft Cidery Startup Workshop to learn the logistics of starting your own craft cider business.

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 Portland, Ore.

June 14 – 18, 2015 in Portland, Ore.
Oct 12 – 16, 2015 in Hood River, Ore.

  • Recognition of craft hard cider making opportunities in your community.
  • Process to create a sustainable cidery business plan.
  • Best practices for growing and marketing your craft hard cidery.
  • Development of capital and infrastructure including sourcing ingredients and brewing equipment.
  • Entrepreneurial insight from local cidery owners.
  • Current trends in the cider industry.
  • Elements of a successful cidery business and management culture.

https://pace.oregonstate.edu/catalog/craft-cidery-startup-workshop