September 19, 2017

New Cider Handbook From Scott Labs

2014 Cider HBThe second annual Scott Labs Cider Handbook has just been released.  This years’ edition features new products and new technical articles including:

  • Methods to Restart Stuck Cider Fermentations
  • The Basics of Post Fermentation Cider Clarification
  • Optimizing Nutrient Strategies for Healthy Fermentations

The 23 cider yeast strains Scott Labs offers are also described in detail with tips on suggested usage.  The 67 page bound, color book also contains information about cider Nutrients, Tannins, Enzymes, Malolactic Bacteria, Microbial Control Agents, Fining Agents, Filtration Equipment and Filter Media.

The cover graphics are again a work of art, but it’s hard to compete with the 32 glorious apple photos including the glittering Yellow Bellflower and the kaleidoscopic Chenango Strawberry.

To request a copy, please email and don’t forget to include your address: [email protected]





About Mark Ganchiff

Mark Ganchiff is the publisher of Midwest Wine Press, the leading source of news on the growing wine industry in the central United States. Mark has been a wine judge at the 2012 and 2014 INDY International Wine Competition, the 2014 Cold Climate Wine Competition, the 2013 Mid-American Wine Competition, the 2012 Illinois State Fair Wine Competition and the 2013 Michigan Wine Competition. He also enjoys speaking at wine events including the Cold Climate Wine Conference, the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association Annual Meeting, the Midwest Grape and Wine Conference and the Wisconsin Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Mark’s articles about regional wine have appeared in Vineyard & Winery Management, WineMaker and several regional magazines.
Mark is a Level One Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers. He lives in Louisville, but also has a residence in Chicago.