2020 ADI Judging registration has opened!
Registration opened August 5, spirits to be received by Jan 10th
In 2007 ADI revolutionized spirits competitions by focusing on craft spirits, and giving feedback to every spirit entered. As the level of quality of craft spirits rises our 14th Annual Spirits Competition promises to be the biggest and best ever. Find out how your spirit rates against the industry's best by registering today!
Blending, Maturation and Warehousing with Nancy Fraley
Early bird registration closes September 15th. Dec 8-10 at Ironroot Republic
The class includes hands-on blending of a range of 3 to 18 year old Bourbons, sensory analysis of whiskey and rum, a full day of lecture on the art of blending and much more!
ADI Returns to Louisville, KY, in 2021 for the Annual Craft Spirits Conference & Vendor Expo
March 29-31, 2021
The American Distilling Institute is excited to announce our return to Louisville, KY for the 2021 Craft Spirits Conference & Vendor Expo. While more details on registration, lodging, etc. will follow, ADI has now formally signed an agreement with the Kentucky Convention Center for March 29–31, 2021, as the location of the annual conference.
Spirits United Launching to Improve US Laws Around Spirits
Spirits United to Promote Responsibility and Support for Key Spirits Industry Initiatives. Partners include the Distilled Spirits Council, TIPS Alcohol Server and Seller Training, and ADI.
2020 Craft Spirits Conference & Expo
New Orleans, April 6-8, 2020
The Craft Spirits Conference and Expo brings together distillers and suppliers to harness the energy of the industry. If provides a platform to network and explore products, services and education. Registration opens in November.
Solar Spirits Interview about their Award Winning Spirits
At the 2019 ADI Conference in Denver Solar Spirits sat down with SCG and ADI to discuss the inspiration behind their gold medal spirit.
The Mexican Spirits Tradition You Don’t Know About: Flavored Bacanora
With over 15 years writing about and judging spirits under my belt — not to mention traveling to dozens of distilleries and literally thousands of the world’s best…READ MORE
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The American Distilling Institute (ADI) is the oldest and largest trade association dedicated to craft distilling in the world. Founded in 2003, ADI has become a beacon for the craft distilling community - providing their global network of small-batch, independently-owned distillers with a go-to source for any and all information on their craft. BECOME A MEMBER