SPIRIT SUMMIT: South America

Zoom

REGISTER NOW Pay what you can, suggested donation $20. Proceeds will be donated to the The Chilean Association of Gin Distillers. Craft Distilling Renaissance is happening all over the world. The South American Spirits (Virtual) Summit will consist of five each one hour long presentations on Pisco, Gin, Rum, Agave and Whiskey. The Summit will […]

Florida Craft Spirits Association Annual Meeting

Copper Bottom Craft Distillery 998 N Beach St, Holly Hill

Join us for coffee starting at 9 am. 10 am start time. In the morning the Community Relations team will update you on the new Florida Distillery Trail. And the Member Relations team will update you on the Florida Craft Spirits Festival. Both of these are going to be huge benefits to our members and give […]

Direct-to-Consumer Webinar

Consumer buying habits have changed dramatically in a short period of time. The increased demand for convenience, accelerated by the pandemic, is driving consumer interest in direct-to-consumer shipping of many products in the marketplace – and distilled spirits are no exception. Our panel of industry experts will discuss how expanding distillers’ ability to direct ship spirits […]

2021 Virtual Public Policy Conference

The Virtual Public Policy Conference provides distillers, owners or operators of DSPs, sales or front of the house teams, investors, and suppliers to our spirits industry the opportunity to engage directly with lawmakers in the nation’s capital and advocate for critically important issues. Given the unprecedented challenges affecting the country, it's important that our industry's voices […]

ADI 2021 Conference pre-event: Exploring KY Bourbon Tourism + Tasting

Join writer Tom Wilmes for an informative and spirited discussion about Bourbon-related tourism in the Bluegrass state. Once considered a vice, Kentucky Bourbon has grown into an $8.6 billion industry that attracts nearly 2 million distillery visits each year. During this 60-minute virtual presentation, you’ll learn more about Bourbon’s economic impact and ways in which offerings have […]

Free

ADI 2021 Conference pre-event: Bourbon Palate Training w/ Distilled Living

KY Bourbon has its own unique flavor profile and sensory language among all of the world’s spirits. Join Tim Knittel - 13-year KY Bourbon industry insider, former Homeplace Host of Woodford Reserve Distillery and founder of Distilled Living - for an in-depth discussion of the flavor profiles of KY Bourbon. He’ll also be showcasing a unique […]

Free

ADI 2021 Conference pre-event: Bourbon & Cigar Pairings w/ Distilled Living

Join Shell Rapier or Distilled Living for an interactive guided bourbon and cigar tasting. Whether you are a new cigar smoker, seasoned cigar smoker or somewhere between, you'll enjoy and explore the various flavor profiles and aromas of both bourbon and cigars as well as experience how they pair. To get ready: Register here for this […]

Free

ADI 2021 Conference pre-event: Bourbon & Country Ham w/ Steve Coomes

Enjoy this educational whiskey and country ham pairing experience with food and spirits writer, Steve Coomes, author of the book, Country Ham: A Southern Tradition Of Hogs, Salt & Smoke. In this guided sensory experience, Steve combines two Southern foodways traditions to create unexpectedly delicious results. To get ready: Register here for this event. Event registration is […]

$119.99

ADI 2021 Conference pre-event: Bourbon Justice w/ author Brian Haara

Brian Haara is a founding partner of his law firm where he serves the trial and litigation needs of clients in the financial services, insurance, and bourbon industries, among others, in state and federal courts in both Kentucky and Indiana. He is author of Bourbon Justice: How Whiskey Law Shaped America which tells the real […]

S152.99

Bourbon Summit SOLD OUT

Galt House 140 N Fourth St, Louisville

The American Distilling Institute is proud to announce its first ever Bourbon Summit - a one-day conference dedicated to Bourbon whiskey that will be held on Monday 23rd August 2021. Open to all, the summit is bringing together a mix of speakers - from bartenders and journalists to distillers and technical professionals - to give […]

$125

Vendome Production Facility Tours FULL

Vendome Copper and Brass Works 729 Franklin Street, Louisville

Join us Aug 23 and 26 in Louisville, KY for exclusive tours of Vendome Copper & Brass Works! Conference attendees will be treated to a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the production facility of one of the world's most prestigious still makers. The Vendome factory, which has been in continuous operation since the early 1900s, is […]

WoodCraft Custom Bourbon Tour 8/23

Louisville Slugger Museum 800 W Main St, Louisville

Louisville’s Newest Craft Distillery This is a VIP tour of the WoodCraft Custom Bourbon Experience at Louisville’s NEWEST CRAFT DISTILLERY -  6 BLOCKS FROM THE CONVENTION CENTER (NAME to BE RELEASED SOON).  The WoodCraft Custom Bourbon experience returns bourbon to its roots in the 1800s when everyone could craft their personal bourbon at one of the many […]

$35

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Peerless Distillery 8/23 SOLD OUT

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co 120 N 10th St, Louisville

THIS EVENT IS FULL BUT A TUESDAY 8/24 TOUR HAS BEEN ADDED - SEE OUR EVENTS LIST FOR REGISTRATION   The Peerless Distilling Co. began in Henderson, Kentucky in the early 1880s. Revived by the founder’s great-grandson, Corky Taylor and his son, Carson Taylor, Peerless is a true resurrection story and even received the original DSP […]

$85

Keynote at the Conference

Kentucky International Convention Center 221 S 4th St, Louisville

Shortcuts to Success Bill Samuels, Chairman Emeritus, Markers Mark Distillery State of the Industry Address Bump Williams Increasing Diversity Fawn Weaver, Founder, Uncle Nearest Grant KDA Kentucky Legislation Update Eric Gregory, President, Kentucky Distillers Association National Update Chris Swonger, President, Distilled Spirits Council Conference badge required for admission.  

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Peerless Distillery 8/24 SOLD OUT

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co 120 N 10th St, Louisville

  This is a private VIP Tour of Peerless Distillery for the 2021 ADI Conference in Louisville KY. (Only 20 tickets available!) About this event The Peerless Distilling Co. began in Henderson, Kentucky in the early 1880s. Revived by the founder’s great-grandson, Corky Taylor and his son, Carson Taylor, Peerless is a true resurrection story […]

$85

Awards Gala at the Conference

Kentucky International Convention Center 221 S 4th St, Louisville

Agenda: Robert Furniss-Roe will share how Samson & Surrey has identified the key issues you should address to build better brands and maximize value. ADI Judging Best in Class Awards Industry Awards Bubble Cap Award for the Distillery of the Year Separate ticket required ($50), includes sit down lunch and a custom cocktail by sponsored […]

$50

Veterans Group at the Conference

Kentucky International Convention Center 221 S 4th St, Louisville

Two types of Veteran Distillery Certification will be launched. Certified Veteran Owned Distillery Ownership: 51% of the ownership must be a veteran (following the federal guidelines) Code of Ethics: As a veteran distillers group member we pledge that we will do our utmost to abide by the following code of conduct: 1/ We operate in […]

Sustainability Summit at the Conference

Kentucky International Convention Center 221 S 4th St, Louisville

A deep dive into sustainable practices of craft distillers, and a look at innovation in the distilling and waste management industries Presentations by Kurt Rosentrater, Turning Stillage into Value Braden Bumpers, McClintoch Distilling (https://distilling.com/speaker/braeden-bumpers/), 5 Things You Can do Today to Reduce Waste and Gain Value Main Presenter: Karen Hoskin (https://distilling.com/speaker/karen-hoskin/), Becoming a Net Zero Distillery […]

US State Guild Meeting

Kentucky International Convention Center 221 S 4th St, Louisville

This meeting is limited to US State Guild Managers and Members. Agenda: What are wins from the last year, what are difficulties, and what is on the agenda for the upcoming year. KDA: Eric Gregory 15 min presentation DISCUS State Team 15 min presentation CO: Megan Miller, 5-10 min FL: David Cohen, 5-10 min If […]

Women’s Summit, ADI 2021

Kentucky International Convention Center 221 S 4th St, Louisville

We are excited to announce Maggie Kimberl will be our Keynote speaker at this year's 2021 Women's Summit! This event is a networking opportunity for distillers and spirits industry professionals to connect. Maggie Kimberl is the President of the Bourbon Women Association as well as the Content Editor of American Whiskey Magazine. She is a […]

Matt Winn’s Steakhouse Bourbon Dinner with Distilled Living

Matt Winn's Steakhouse 350 Central Ave, Louisville

Ticket price includes: Private guided tour of Churchill Downs. 4 Course Prix Fixe Gourmet Bourbon Tasting Dinner at the new Matt Winn's Steakhouse. Guided bourbon tasting with the official Bourbon ambassador of Churchill Downs, Tim Knittel of Distilled Living. Dinner: Sharable Starter Thoroughbred Board 1St: Choice of Crab Cake, Cajun Remoulade, Jumbo Lump Crab, Herb […]

$275

Sensory Effects of the Cask on Single Malt Tasting

Moonshine University 801 S 8th St, Louisville

Click here to buy Batch Distillation on Amazon Matt Strickland (https://distilling.com/speaker/matt-strickland/) is the Head Distiller of Distillerie Cotes Des Saints, a farm distillery outside of Montreal focusing primarily on single malts. The distillery has a single mash bill, and utilizes over 20 types of cooperage at the distillery to create unique flavors in their whiskey. This two hour […]

$125

Vendome Production Facility Tours FULL

Vendome Copper and Brass Works 729 Franklin Street, Louisville

Exclusive tours of Vendome Copper & Brass Works! Conference attendees will be treated to a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the production facility of one of the world's most prestigious still makers. The Vendome factory, which has been in continuous operation since the early 1900s, is about a 20 minute walk or a short car ride […]

WoodCraft Custom Bourbon Tour 8/26

Louisville Slugger Museum 800 W Main St, Louisville

Louisville’s Newest Craft Distillery This is a VIP tour of the WoodCraft Custom Bourbon Experience at Louisville’s NEWEST CRAFT DISTILLERY –  6 BLOCKS FROM THE CONVENTION CENTER (NAME to BE RELEASED SOON).  The WoodCraft Custom Bourbon experience returns bourbon to its roots in the 1800s when everyone could craft their personal bourbon at one of the many […]

$35