Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth
Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth Learn how to make cider with James McCrindle of McCrindle's Cider  at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth

Course Agenda

10:00
Arrive and welcome
Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while James explains the day
10:15
Visit a local orchard
You'll visit a local orchard where you'll find out more about the varieties of apples to plant & collect apples to bring back to the farm for pressing
13:00
Lunch
Return to the farm for a delicious lunch
14:00
Get ready to start making cider

Wash, mill and press the fruit to make your own apple juice.

15:00
Looking after your cider

Learn how to calculate predicted ABV and anaylse the sugar levels. Learn how to care for your juice, including pasteurisation.  

15:30
Tutored Tasting

Enjoy a tutored tasting of McCrindle's award-winning cider and perry

16:00
Course closes

Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and cake before heading home with your delicious apple juice

Cider Making

Date
Spaces
Cost
 
Saturday 14th Oct 2017
Available
£115.00

Learn how to make cider with award-winning local cider maker James McCrindle of McCrindle’s Cider.

You'll start the day by visiting a local orchard where James will talk about keeping an orchard and the varieties of apples suitable for cider-making. Then it's time to roll up your sleeves and gather cider apples to take back to the farm. 

During the afternoon you will help to wash, mill and press the fruit, creating your own apple juice to take away. You will learn how to calculate predicted ABV and anaylse the sugar levels. James will explain how to care for your juice, including how to pasteurize for safe consumption.  

This course also includes a tutored tasting of McCrindle’s Cider: James will explain how different production methods create the varying tastes in his range of cider and perry.

James McCrindle of McCrindles' Cider, Cider making course at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth

James' cider and perry are award-winning, now he's sharing his secrets with us!

What to bring and other essential info

This course includes a visit to a local orchard.

You will make 5L of apple juice to take away and pasturize at home. The apple juice, a 5-liter container and airlock are included in the course price.

Reviews & Tweets about this course

How to do it! Brilliant & very practical course. A wonderful day!

Mark
 

Fantastic course and looking forward to seeing the results of our labours!

Jake
 

Lovely day out and hugely satisfying to see the first batch of juice cascading from the press! Can't wait to try my own!

Nick
 

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