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Past Workshop: From START UP to SCALE for your Craft Distillery – November 2021

November 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - November 7, 2021 @ 4:00 pm


This workshop is the first ADI workshop in New England in over 5 years!

November 5-7, 2021

Mine Hill Distillery, Roxbury, CT

Hosted by Elliott Davis, Mine Hill Distillery

Offering a full review of how to set up your distillery for success, from financing, to operations and sales/marketing.

Please note:

– Hotel and breakfast are not included. We will forward nearby hotel suggestions shortly after your registration.

– Early Bird discount ends September 15 at midnight EST. Registration ends November 1, unless all seats are filled before.

– ADI member discount – 10%

– For everyone’s safety and enjoyment, proof of vaccination is required. Please email to annesophie@distilling.com by November 1. We will comply with all states and local guidelines.

– No cancellations allowed after October 15, 2021 midnight EST. No refund will be issued for non-compliance to the vaccination proof after this date.

Suggested Hotels:

Wyndham Southbury – 1238 Strongtown Rd, Southbury, CT 06488

The Milestone Inn – 146 S Pomperaug Ave, Woodbury, CT, 06798

Bed and Breakfast: Homestead Inn – 5 Elm Street, New Milford, CT, 06776

Click here for AirBnB listings in the area.

FridayNovember 5Speakers/Vendors
6:00 pmWelcome: Founder’s RoomMine Hill Distillery Tasting
6:30 pmCocktails: Guest SpeakerBill Owens, Founder ADI
7:00 pmDinner: The StationThe Foundry, Newtown CT
SaturdayNovember 6Speakers/Vendors
8:00 amCoffee/Tea: The Station Zero Prophet Coffee, Washington CT
9:00 amGrain, Mashing & FermentationThrall Family Malt, Windsor CT
10:30 amEquipment: Choices, Choices, ChoicesMine Hill Distillery
1:00 pmLunch: The StationBridgewater Market, Bridgewater CT
2:00 pmDistilling: Cuts, Proofing, BarrelingMine Hill Distillery
3:30 pmPackage Design: Bottles, Labels & MoreAll American Label, Curtis Packaging
6:00 pmCocktails: Panel Discussion: What buyers wantLocal Restaurants/Bars/Liquor Stores
7:00 pmDinner: Riverfront FirepitEl Camion Taco Truck, Woodbury CT
SundayNovember 7Speakers/Vendors
8:00 amCoffee/Tea: The StationHarney & Sons, Salisbury CT
9:00 amFinances: Start Up & OperationsMine Hill Distillery
10:30 amDistillery InsurancePeter Whalen, Whalen Insurance
12:00 pmSales Training & How to Select & Negotiate a DistributorMarco Pelliccio, Propel Beverage
1:00 pmLunch: The StationOliva’s, Bethlehem CT
2:00 pmQ&A: Big or Small   Mine Hill Distillery
4:00 pmClosing



November 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
November 7, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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Anne-Sophie Whitehead, Conference Director


Mine Hill Distillery
5 Mine Hill Rd
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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