CraftCon 2020 Schedule of conference

FRIDAY

8.00AM

Registration at Pershore College

9.45AM
Welcome & Housekeeping

Simon Day, Chair, Three Counties Cider & Perry Association, Once Upon A Tree Cider

10.00AM
Reflections on Long Ashton Research Station – Science in the Service of Cider

Andrew Lea, food & beverage technical consultant (retired), author, Craft Cider Making

11.30AM

Kegging Cider? The Technical Challenge

Panel Discussion chaired by Gabe Cook
Allen Hogan – Hogan’s Cider
Albert Johnson – Ross on Wye Cider & Perry
Jonny Bright – Hereford Beer House
Richard Reynolds, Barbourne Cider

12.30PM

Lunch! Trade Stands & Sponsors! Cider Doctors!

2.00PM

Bridging the Gap: Finance Routes to Expansion into Duty Paid cidermaking

Jolyon & Charlotte Olivier, Napton Cidery
James Forbes, Little Pomona

Cider
the bartestree way

Dave Matthews, Bartestree Cider Co.

Kegging: Making the marketing work

Gabe Cook, Ciderologist (Chair)
Ed Calvert, Crafty Nectar
Sam Mount, Kentish Pip
Nicky Kong, Crown & Kettle

3.30PM

Innovation in the Cidery

Anthony Lovering, Halfpenny Green Cider

Perry, Unique & Boutique

Chris Atkins, Ragged Stone Cider

Apples in a Warming World

Professor Paul Hadley, University of Reading

5.00PM

Extreme Orcharding in North Wales

Steve Hughes, Rosie’s Triple D Cider

My Cider Life: Exploring single variety dry cider

Mike & Albert Johnson, Ross on Wye Cider & Perry

Cider Women: Charting the future

Cider Women presentation featuring Caitlin Braam (Pomme Boots, USA)

6.00-8.00PM

Two sittings for dinner

8.00PM

THE CIDER SHARE

SATURDAY

8.30AM

Visit Trade Stands & Sponsors

9.30AM

Calculate your Farm’s carbon Footprint – for free!

Becky Wilson, Farm Carbon Toolkit

Keeving the French Way

Adam Bland, Templar’s Choice Cider, Normandy

How to build a cider business

Caitlin Braam, Caitlin Braam Creative

11.00AM

Starting out – the outsourced route

Richard Toft, Pershore College

Dry Cider seminar – tannins

Speaker & Panel TBC

diversity in your orchard – biodiversity crop and cultural

James Marsden, Gregg’s Pit (Chair)
Tom the Apple Man, nurseryman and orchardist
Wade Muggleton, Senior Greenspaces Officer, Worcestershire Council
Lizzie Pegler, Orchard Project

12.00PM

Lunch! Trade Stands & Sponsors! Cider Doctors!

1.30PM

Understanding cultured fermentations – imparting style and
aromatic profile to your cider with yeast

Sigrid Gertsen-Schibbye, Lallemand

Beyond Cider – Co-ferments, cyder hybrids and ice cider

Simon Day, Once Upon A Tree
Martin Berkeley, Pilton Cider

Grafting 101

Tom Tibbits, Artistraw Cider
Rhona Toft, Pershore College

3.15PM
Striving for sustainability in the business of cider – the case for duty reform

Tom Tibbits, Artistraw Cider (Chair)
Mark Hopper, National Association of Cidermakers
Rory Souter, Cotswold Cider Co
Barry Watts, SIBA

4.15PM
Closing Address

Simon Day, Chair, Three Counties Cider & Perry Association, Once Upon A Tree Cider

6.00PM

CRAFT CIDER UPRISING, The Angel Hotel, PERSHORE