Claude Jolicoeur is a mechanical engineer and research scientist by profession, he started making cider in the late 1980s as a hobby. Since then, he has accumulated vast experience. Claude actively promotes and encourages others in discussion forums such as the Cider Workshop. He lives in Quebec City Canada.
His book The New Cider Maker’s Handbook, was published in 2013 and has been acclaimed worldwide as a major reference on the topic of cider making.