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Cider tasting and more at Cornell Orchards Oct. 2

Cornell Hard Cider Working Group Presents @ The Cornell Orchards
709 Dryden Rd. (Rt. 366), Ithaca, NY 14853
Sunday October 2, 12:00-4:00pm, with walking tours at 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Ever wonder what makes an apple variety desirable for cider production? Or, why there are so many different flavors in cider? Then you won’t want to miss this tasting opportunity at the Cornell Orchards.

During this Finger Lakes Cider Week event, children and adults can taste dozens of different apple varieties, including traditional European hard cider varieties. Participants will be able to create their own cider blends made with freshly squeezed apple juice from these apple varieties. Regional cider producers including, Black Diamond CiderGood Life CiderRedbyrd Orchard CiderRootstock Ciderworks, and South Hill Cider will share tastings of their ciders and discuss how Cornell’s research and outreach efforts have aided their business.

The day will also include talks from Cornell researchers and educators and walking tours of a new high-density hard cider research orchard.

Greg Peck, assistant professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science.

Come taste cider apple varieties and juice and learn more about Cornell’s research on cider apple varieties from Greg Peck, assistant professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science.

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Comments

  1. gary says:

    Just returned home (October 2) from the Cornell Orchard event.
    Really enjoyed the orchard walk.Thanks, Greg.
    Looking forward to going back to the orchard.
    Thanks to all who made it possible.

  2. Simon says:

    Great event! Thanks again.

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