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Minnesota Cider Guild Winter Conference & Annual Meeting

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Keepsake Cidery

4609 135th Street East

Dundas, MN 55019

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The MN Cider Guild's winter conference and annual meeting will be on Saturday, March 23 at Keepsake Cidery.

Please pre-register!


Annual member meeting and elections

1:00-2:00
The only membership category with voting rights are "Cidery Members," but all members are invited to attend. We will review the past year, talk about the upcoming year's planning, and hold elections for three open Board seats

Session 1: “The Current and Future MN Cider Market”

2:00-2:45
A panel presentation with representation from on- and off-premise stores and cidery perspectives

  • Ricardo Peterson, Clear River Beverage
  • Joey Crane, Scott's Liquor
  • Kirstin Westby, Milk and Honey Ciders


Session 2: “Growing Apples for Cider”

3:00-3:45
A panel presentation on growing practices for cider and cider varieties

  • JP Jacobson, Pine Tree Orchards
  • Herdie Baisden, Maiden Rock Apples, Winery & Cidery
  • Annie Klodd, University of Minnesota Extension


Session 3: "To Can or To Bottle or To . . .”

4:00-4:45
A discussion on how to package your cider with a blind taste test across formats.

  • Colin Post, #12 Cider
  • Joey Crane, Scott’s Liquor
  • Gretchen Perbix, Sweetland Orchard


Cider Share & Meal

5:00-7:00
Bring a cider to share and enjoy a meal (specify dietary requirements at sign-up, one meal is provided with each registration)

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Keepsake Cidery

4609 135th Street East

Dundas, MN 55019

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