The School of Artisan Food

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Our Teachers

Simon Reed

Brewing and Beverages,

Simon is one of the founders of the critically acclaimed Rough Old Wife Cidery in Kent.

Having trained as a geologist and with experience in the oil industry and as a marketing director, Simon made a career change when a friend wanted to find a use for store rejected apples.

5 years after the Rough Old Wife Cidery opened they are now producing an award winning, chemical free cider.

Simon is a champion of real cider and assists the Campaign for Real Ale with policy and marketing issues, alongside making regular appearances in the media as a recognised cider expert.

Simon Reed's courses

Introduction to Artisan Cider Making

Discover the art of making your own delicious cider and perry on this one-day course for beginners.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

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