Registration is Open for the 2020 Craft Spirits Conference and 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.
2020 Judging Registration Ends Jan 10th!
Results announced at the ADI Gala April 7th in New Orleans
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!
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.
2017 Baltimore Expo Floor
Watch the floor get set up and filled in two minutes
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At the Italian grocery store near my house I stock up on red, non-alcoholic aperitivos. They taste like fizzy Campari, with the same bitter finish. I drink one…READ MORE
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