Sustainability Summit

Saint Louis Convention Center 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO, United States

Agenda   4:30-4:35 Welcome Remarks from Braeden Bumpers (Click here for Braeden Bumpers article on Distiller Magazine) and Introduction to the Summit   4:35-5:20 Keynote Presentation: Energy Star Guidance for Craft Distillers presented by Daniel Macri (EPA)   5:25-5:45 How to Source Renewable Energy and Reduce Carbon Emissions For Your Distillery presented by Marie Schutte […]

Free with Conference Ticket


Marriot Grand 800 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO, United States

The American Distilling Institute's Gin Summit, in association with The Gin Guild and Gin World St Louis, returns on Saturday 17th September 2022. The one-day conference will showcase a range of expert speakers covering a broad range of topics and tastings perfect for distillers, bartenders, journalists, industry professionals, and gin superfans. 09:30 - 10:00 a.m. […]


Past Workshop: Blending, Maturation & Warehousing – Dec 2022

Ironroot Republic Distillery 3111 Loy Lake Rd, Dennison, TX, United States

REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN - Teaching the "Blending for Maturation" workshop this year will be the dynamic duo of Nancy Fraley (Internationally renowned independent Master Blender) and Julia Nourney (Internationally renowned Spirit […]



Do you have ideas about research on distilling that can benefit craft distillers? The ADI Distilling Research Grant is looking for proposals to fund.  Click here to view funded research, click here to submit your proposal today! Maybe you aren’t an academic and don’t have a an academic research background? We can pair you up with […]

How To Submit a Distilling Research Grant Proposal

Do you want to run experiments and gather data about the process of distilling? Commercial distillers have research and development scientist looking into process and flavor improvements, but that research is not publicly available. The Distilling Research Grant's goal is to fund research that will advance public knowledge for of the science of distilling. But […]

WEBINAR: Looking to Start, Looking to Grow

WEBINAR - July 12, 2023 - 9am PDT   Looking to Start ~ Looking to Grow  The spirits business is nuanced, competitive, and capital intensive – not to mention continually […]

WEBINAR: Mastering Gin

Introduction (5 minutes): - Welcome participants and introduce yourself. - Provide an overview of the course's objectives and what participants can expect to learn. - Highlight the importance of maceration, […]

AUCTION: Distilling Research Grant Online Auction Now OPEN

(Pictured: KO Distilling, Manassas, VA) We will soon be kicking off our annual auction to raise money for research in craft distilling. If you want to support the next wave of research in craft spirits and have have goods, services, or a bottle of whiskey to donate, please contact   Two of our 2022 […]


Mirage Hotel & Casino 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

The American Distilling Institute’s Whiskey Summit returns for its third year in a row and, once more, will feature a wide range of speakers covering bourbon, rye, malt and whiskey […]


WORKSHOP: Vodka History, Production, Trends and Tasting

Mirage Hotel & Casino 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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 […]

$250 – $2023

WORKSHOP: Botanical Spirits

Mirage Hotel & Casino 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Whether you make gin, aquavit, botanical vodka, absinthe, liqueurs, or other botanical spirits, come and join the two Daves (Still 630 Founder David Weglarz and David T Smith, International Gin […]

$250 – $2023

WORKSHOP: Liquid Marketing with Andie Ferman

Mirage Hotel & Casino 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Andie Ferman has been a brand ambassador for two of the oldest craft distillers in the US, St. George and Hotaling. "I will share my keys to building up your […]


ADI 2023 LAS VEGAS: Craft Spirits Conference & Vendor Expo

Mirage Hotel & Casino 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

We are headed to Sin City for our 20th Conference! Join us at the Mirage in Las Vegas for our 20th anniversary conference and expo, August 23-24 (with special classes and workshops August 22 and 25). The Whiskey Summit will take place on Tuesday August 22. Keynote: To celebrate 20 years of leading our industry, we […]

Veteran Distillers Group

Mirage Hotel & Casino 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Meet in Room room ANDROS AB The purpose of this group is to provide an informal forum for those of us that have served to network, and to support each other in the distilling industry and with veteran’s issues.  Veterans make up a larger portion of the alcohol beverage industries then in society, something that […]

Must have an general admission ticket to the conference

US State Guild Legislative Meeting

Mirage Hotel & Casino 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

At Noon, grab a box lunch on the expo floor and head to room ANDROS AB. We will begin ~12;15-12:20 and have the room until 2 pm. This meeting is for anyone actively involved in legislation to make conditions better for distillers. Each state manager will share updates on victories and set backs in legislation […]

RSVP is required


Mirage Hotel & Casino 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Focusing on Sustainability in Fermentation and Ingredients Networking session after the summit concludes

Must have an general admission ticket to the conference

Alternative Funding Strategies for Distilleries

Don't miss out on a unique opportunity! Join our upcoming webinar featuring Lenny Gotter, a seasoned professional brand builder in the spirits industry, as he unveils "Alternative Funding Strategies for […]

Transform Your Business Through Budgeting

An operational budget is the single most impactful action a business can take to impact its future. We’ll discuss how to write a budget and use it as a management […]

LIQUEUR 101: Herbal Liqueurs, An Introduction

Discover the intriguing birth of liqeurs during this 45-minute session! Explore the hidden origins and practical recipe development insights behind these secretive early spirits. Join us to delve into the […]

Mastering Grain to Glass Liqueur

Join us for a tantalizing journey into the world of craft spirits! Engage in a 1-hour live discussion with Jonathan Bower and Bev & Steve Heising from Whidbey Distilling, Andy […]

WORKSHOP: Continuous Column Distillation with Jordan Via

Savage & Cooke 1097 Nimitz Ave, Vallejo, CA

Breaking the Myth that Only Pot Stills Make Good Spirits  In 2008, Master Distiller Jordan Via was an instrumental part of the first ADI classes at Stillwater distillery in Petaluma, […]


Exit Strategies for Your DSP with James Yoakum

Discover invaluable insights from James Yoakum in our webinar, "Exit Strategies for Your DSP," as he shares his expertise on navigating the challenges and opportunities of exiting your craft distillery […]

Developing Flavor with Nicole Shriner

Join us for an exciting webinar led by Nicole Shriner, Teaching Specialist in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. Discover the rising fascination among distillers and whiskey enthusiasts […]

WORKSHOP: SOLD OUT – Blending, Maturation and Warehousing – Dec 2023

Ironroot Republic Distillery 3111 Loy Lake Rd, Dennison, TX, United States

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT     Internationally renowned independent Master Blenders Nancy Fraley and Angela d'Oraziowill be teaching our blending and maturation masterclass this year again. The class was first taught at ADI 2013 in Denver. In 2017 the class expanded from three hours to three days, added on the hands blending experience and […]


Why You Need a Brand Ambassador with Sailor Guevara

Join us for an enriching webinar, "Why You Need a Brand Ambassador," featuring the remarkable Sailor Guevara. Sailor is not just a prominent figure in the spirits industry; she's a […]