Cider 101
Ticket Price: $69
Monday, Oct 7 6:30 PM

This class traces the history of cider production from its European roots and Prohibition days to its contemporary resurgence. A lineup of international styles awaits—including some from New York’s own backyard!

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Tess Rose Lampert.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome cider
  • 6 Tasting pours of distinct ciders from Spain, France, US & beyond
  • Palate-cleansing bread & cheese
  • A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • How cider is made, including the types of apples used in production
  • The origins of cider culture in Europe & America
  • The various styles of cider, from bone-dry to sweeter, dessert ciders
  • How to identify and discuss the different flavors present in cider

Level: Beginner
Style: Tasting + Discussion
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Cider tasting, New York cider event, autumn drinks

What people are saying about this instructor:

“I thought the instructor was great—very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about cider!”