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Shop Apple Cider Craft Manufacturing

23 February to 9:30 - 18:00

The alcoholic fermentation of apple with a view to obtaining cider is one of the oldest human-induced fermentations, easy to do at home and the first step in the production of a nutritious food and healthier known as cider vinegar (by-product of fermentation of cider). For this traditional wisdom workshop comes to us from Asturias, land of great tradition sidreira, by Silvia Roman since 2012 It has produced a variety of cider with apples Sintra region.

We continue to develop the site and annual production of cider in the Ecovillage to Janas, and to provide the knowledge of this cottage industry in scope and practical training. We will have with us the Asturian cider producer which has accompanied and supported the annual production and characteristic of this time of the apple. One of the objectives will also go to the past experience 3 years to produce in Sintra.


Contents | Program

  • Dry cleaning and apple
  • The correct selection of Apple
  • Manual grinding and crushing cylindrical
  • Press and collection
  • Brew Cider
  • Storage barrels


All who want to learn in practice to make apple cider at home, as a curiosity or introductory as well as to all who wish to develop and enhance the production of knowledge in a traditional and artisanal scale creating a value-added product. It is not necessary previous experience.

Forming | Silvia Roman Garcia | CEDAR Development Studies Center in Regenerative Agriculture

I come from a village called Asturias Cornellana, I linked him a strong love for apple, it was and is a symbol linked to tradition. Natural apple cider is an important part of our culture and identity. From my grandfather I learned their preparation; a traditional and environmentally friendly way. Since I was little, in November always we had an appointment with this ancient process and this year I do not faltéis this interesting and fun transformation!”



23 February
9:30 - 18:00
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CESA | Ecoaldeia de Janas


Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio)
Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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