2022 ADI International Spirits Competition

Preiss Imports 432 Maple St, Unit #4, Ramona, CA

ADI accepts entries in all classes and categories of distilled spirits, RTDs, cocktail bitters, No/Low ABV Spirits and Mixers, as well as aperitif & fortified wines. Enter Today Download our registration checklist, and look over our FAQs, if you are a new entrant to ADI's Competition. 2022 Competition Deadlines Deadline to apply for COLA Waiver […]

CLASS FULL – WORKSHOP: Blending, Maturation & Warehousing

Ironroot Republic Distillery 3111 Loy Lake Rd, Dennison, TX

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL - Returning to Ironroot Republic Distillery in Denison, TX for the 4th year, this very successful, in-depth master class will sell out early. Nancy Fraley (Internationally renowned independent Master Blender) will be teaching this class on all aspects of barrel maturation. Arrivals (Sunday) - Meet & Greet reception at the hotel […]


WEBINAR: Yeast Selection and Congeners Production Management

A complex and balanced profile in a spirit is a must to increase the chances of standing out in a crowded spirits market. It is well known that congeners formation during fermentation sets up the basis from where distillers can shape their spirits through proper distillation techniques. This presentation aims to provide distillers with a […]

WORKSHOP: Nosing for Faults, Mar 16, 2022

Zoom link to be sent to attendees by (March 9, 2022) This highly sought-after, in-depth session will explore the various factors that influence the development of off-flavors and taints in distillates. We will look at the entire production process from raw ingredients, operational controls in fermentation, distillation, maturation and storage, processing and product transfer, and […]


ADI 2022 St. Louis

America's Center 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Celebrate with us in St Louis, MO, "Gateway to the West", ideally accessible via air and road travel. Experience the exciting growing Missouri craft spirits scene with more than 30 distilleries and cooperages on the Missouri Spirits Expedition. Hear from our distinguished keynote, Dr Anne Brock, Head Distiller at Bombay Sapphire. After a day of educational sessions […]

CLASSROOM: Vodka History, Production, Trends and Tasting

America's Center 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Vodka is the most difficult spirit to distill, with grain to glass vodka being a truly undervalued spirit in the craft industry. This misunderstood spirit has a vast flavor profile and subtle nuance which is to be respected. Caley Shoemaker began her career at Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey in 2008, then transitioned to Master Distiller and […]



A deep technical dive into the spirit featuring lectures and tastings.