Schedule

GLINTCAP 2022 Daily Schedule
Revised May 16

Monday May 16th
CINA Essential Sensory Analysis of Cider & Perry (Day 1)
Instructors: Steven Trussler and Chris Gerling
Location: Vander Mill – 505 Ball Ave NE

Tuesday May 17th
CINA Essential Sensory Analysis of Cider & Perry (Day 2)
Instructors: Steven Trussler and Chris Gerling
Location: Vander Mill – 505 Ball Ave NE


Michigan Cider Association Blossom & Cider Tour
Wednesday May 18th – 7:15am-3pm

7:15am: Bus Check-in at Embassy Suites (710 Monroe Ave NW)

Possible tour stops include Schaefer (Pux) Cider, Vander Mill, The Peoples Cider Co., and Farmhaus Cider

3pm: Bus Returns to Embassy Suites

Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased online at Eventbrite.


All judging will take place at the Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown (710 Monroe Avenue NW).

Wednesday May 18th
3:15-3:30 Judge Training Check-In
3:30-6:30 Judge Training

Thursday May 19th
8:00 Stewards Report (Hallway)
8:30 Judges Report (Ballroom)
8:45 Round 1
10:45 Round 2
12:30 Lunch (provided)
1:30 Round 3
3:30 Round 4

Friday May 20th
9:00 Stewards Report (Hallway)
9:30 Judges Report (Ballroom)
9:45 Round 5
11:30 Steward Lunch / Judge Debriefing (Ballroom)
12:00 Stewards Report (Hallway) / Judge Lunch
1:00 Judges Report (Ballroom)
1:15 Best in Class Semi-Finals
2:45 Best in Class Finals
4:00 Social Hour


GLINTCAP Awards Dinner
Friday May 20th – 7-10pm
Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown – Widdicomb Ballroom

Tickets are $40 each and can be purchased online at Eventbrite.

Cocktail Hour | 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
Dinner & Awards Presentation | 8:15 PM – 10:00 PM


Great Lakes International Cider Festival (canceled)

The Michigan Cider Association had great difficulty securing the necessary permits to hold the festival this year. Look for the event to return in 2023!