ADI 2024 International Spirits Competition

Since 2007, ADI has upheld the highest standards in the industry by giving our judges the freedom to only award the very best, and being the first competition to provide […]


The Distilling Research Grant (DRG) was founded in 2018 by ADI to advance and disseminate knowledge of distilled beverage alcohol to benefit the entire industry. The DRG is a 501c3 […]

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 […]


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 […]

Building More Bang for Your Buck with Kris Bohm

It all started with the idea of starting a grain to glass craft distillery, with big dreams of amazing aged spirits. Through endless hard work, with long days and nights […]

Expanding Beyond the States with Scott Schiller

Join us on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, at 9:30 am as we delve into the captivating export world with the esteemed fifth-generation distiller Scott Schiller. With over 25 years of unparalleled […]

Fine Tuning Your Tasting Room Experience with Zac Cole

Join us for an insightful webinar on "Fine Tuning Your Tasting Room Experience," where Dr. Cole, a passionate advocate at the intersection of tourism, hospitality, and conservation, will share his […]

Finding Your Tribe with Daniel Whittington

Indulge your passion for fine spirits as we embark on an extraordinary journey with Daniel Whittington – a true polymath of the whisky world. A renowned whisky YouTuber, sommelier, distiller, […]

Maturing Your Whiskey with Julia Nourney

Embark on a whiskey aging journey with Julia Nourney and Felix Nourney in Europe as they unveil the secrets of perfecting whiskey flavors. Gain exclusive insights into the unique characteristics […]

Supercharge Your Sales with Story-Selling with Andie Ferman

Join Andie Ferman in a captivating webinar, Supercharge Your Sales with Story-Selling. This one-hour online workshop is your ticket to transforming your brand's narrative into an irresistibly compelling liquid love […]

Pouring A Strong Brand Foundation

Join us for an empowering session, "Pouring a Strong Brand Foundation," where a collective of seasoned female distillers and industry insiders come together to share their wisdom. In this enlightening […]

ADI 2025 International Spirits Competition

Since 2007, ADI has upheld the highest standards in the industry by giving our judges the freedom to only award the very best, and being the first competition to provide written feedback for every entry. We accept entries in all classes and categories of distilled spirits, RTDs, cocktail bitters, no/low spirits, mixers, aperitifs & fortified […]

Baltimore 2024 Tours

Monday 8/26/2024 - Baltimore Distilleries - 2pm - 5:30pm Pre-registration required during conference registration. $60 - Limited Seating (transportation provided) Meet the ADI Staff at the Hilton lobby entrance to Ewtah Street at 2pm. Old Line Spirits Sagamore Spirits Baltimore Spirits Company Lost Ark Distillery   Thursday 8/29/2024 - Baltimore Distilleries - 9am - 12:30pm […]

Whiskey Summit 2024

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Monday 8/26/24 9am - 5pm   Registrations are available as part of the 2024 ADI Conference ($180) 0r independently ($250) The American Distilling Institute’s Whiskey Summit returns for its fourth year and, once again, will feature a wide range of speakers covering Bourbon, rye, malt, and whiskey in general. A great […]

$180 – $250

Training Your Tasting Room Staff

Baltimore Convention Center

The power of passionate persuasion and the craft of story selling. Liquid to lips! This once was the battle cry for any spirits brand. The thought behind it being, well our product is superior in quality and taste. All we need to do to sell it, is to get people to taste it. This tactic/approach […]


“Craft Spirits: Distilled,” a day of discussion, learning, and tasting

Hosted by Anton-Paar Date: Monday, August 26th, 2024 Time: 12pm-4pm Cost: $25 (All proceeds go to the Maryland Distillers Guild) * Distillery attendees only * Location: Sagamore Spirits Distillery - 301 E. Cromwell St - Baltimore   ADI’s Craft Spirits Conference & Expo is about immersing yourself in the world of craft spirits: finding solutions […]


Botanical Spirits Workshop

Baltimore Convention Center

Whether you make gin, aquavit, botanical vodka, absinthe, liqueurs, or other botanical spirits, come and join David T Smith, International Gin Author and Consultant, and friends for a deep dive into the world of botanicals! The team discusses a range of advanced techniques for extracting botanicals with topics including: Maceration/infusion (including ABV, time, temperature, and […]


ADI Distillery Members Happy Hour

ADI Membership Happy Hour This meeting is for DSP and DSP under Construction members and prospective members only. RSVP required (email

Veterans Meeting

Baltimore Convention Center

ADI Veteran Group meeting (Distillery and Suppliers) and those veterans wanting to become involved in the group.   Mission Statement The Veteran Distillers Group is dedicated to empowering military veterans in the craft spirits industry by fostering a supportive community, providing valuable resources, and promoting the unique contributions of veteran distillers. Our mission is to […]

Vodka History, Production, Trends and Tasting

Baltimore Convention Center

Dive into the History, Science, Market Trends and Production Practices of American's favorite spirit, vodka! During this course, we will discuss Vodka's beginnings in Easter Europe, the geopolitics of its migration to the US and the history of its advertisement to American Consumers. We will review recent market trends, then dive in to the science […]