Events

The 2018 Gin Summit

  McMenamins Edgefield, Blackberry Hall BUS DEPARTS FROM HILTON DOWNTOWN PORTLAND – 8:15AM Saturday, March 24, 2018 Tickets (space is limited – register early) Early Bird: $159 ($135 if purchased with ADI conference tickets) Regular Rate: $185 ($159 if purchased with ADI conference tickets) after February 16. [Scroll to see full schedule, below] Please note:  If […] More »

Annual Craft Spirits Conference & Vendor Expo


ADI hosts the largest annual national conference for craft distillers. The Annual Conference has speakers, panel discussions, break-out sessions, hands-on workshops, distillery tours, vendor displays, expert presentations, and a juried competition with an awards dinner. More »

2016 Medals

Judging of Craft Spirits

The American Distilling Institute’s Judging of Craft Spirits is the largest and most respected competition devoted to craft spirits. ADI accepts entries in all classes and categories of craft spirits from small, independently owned distillers, blenders, bitters makers, and producers of aperitif & fortified wines. More »

Stillwater Spirits

Hands-on Distilling Workshops


The Instructional hands-on distilling workshops address every step in producing, packaging, and marketing craft-distilled spirits. These workshops range from first-time introductions to master classes. More »

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Speaking & Writing Opportunities

Because ADI is a vibrant, interactive community, we always welcome new topics and ideas, and we have many outlets available for you to contribute. By sharing our vast knowledge and experience, we’re empowering the American Craft Distilling movement. More »