What's On

The Crafdi Distilling Conference

The April Crafdi Conference includes over a dozen new talks and panel discussions, and access to all the talks, panels and recorded live Q&As from the October Event.

New Talks include:

  • Barrel Love: The Care and Maintenance of Barrels with Julia Nourney
  • Flavoured Vodka - Time for a Second Look with Veronika Karlova
  • In Praise of Aquavit: the Other Botanical Spirit
  • Spirits Competitions: Who, What, Why, Where, and How?
  • So You Want to Make Rye Whisky? With Stephen Gould
  • World Gin Day: Making the most of it! With Emma Stoke
  • Showcase Serves and How to Find Them with Sam Carter
  • Designing and Managing a Sensory Panel with Matthew Pauley
  • Cool Distilling Panel Discussion
  • The Negroni: Equal Parts Gin, Bitter, Vermouth, and Deliciousness!
  • The State of Gin  - Panel Discussion
  • Capital Distilling - The Spirits of London - Panel Discussion

 

Please Note:

Correct times for talks will be updated closer to the conference

Industry Discussion Sustainability Technical & Production Pre-Record Only
09:00 - 09:00
Pre-Record Only Branding for Success with Richard Horwell (PRE-RECORD ONLY)
Branding for Success with Richard Horwell (PRE-RECORD ONLY)
09:00 - 09:00
Richard Horwell
DTS Moderator
Pre-Record Only Spirits Competitions: Who, What, Why, Where, and How? - (PRE-RECORD ONLY)
Spirits Competitions: Who, What, Why, Where, and How? - (PRE-RECORD ONLY)
09:00 - 09:00
Bernadette Pamplin
David T Smith
Veronika Karlova
Eric Zandona
Tobias Gorn
Jon Hillgren
Pre-Record Only World Gin Day - A Global Celebration PRE-RECORD ONLY
World Gin Day - A Global Celebration PRE-RECORD ONLY
09:00 - 09:00
DTS Moderator
Emma Stokes
Pre-Record Only A real cork(er) and other closures - an introduction to Rankin Brothers (PRE-RECORD ONLY)
A real cork(er) and other closures - an introduction to Rankin Brothers (PRE-RECORD ONLY)
09:00 - 09:00
Jim Rankin
DTS Moderator
Pre-Record Only Distillery Design: The Key Considerations - with Allen Associates (PRE-RECORD ONLY)
Distillery Design: The Key Considerations - with Allen Associates (PRE-RECORD ONLY)
09:00 - 09:00
DTS Moderator
Scott Allen
11:00 - 11:45
Industry Discussion How to Start a Distillery - the Journey Starts Here with Live Q&A
How to Start a Distillery - the Journey Starts Here with Live Q&A
11:00 - 11:45
Daniel Szor
Kathy Caton
Jamie Baxter
Sarah Nelson
Andy Parsons
Scott Allen
12:00 - 12:45
Sustainability Eco-packaging - Sustainable Ideas
Eco-packaging - Sustainable Ideas
12:00 - 12:45
Nolan Kane
Rosie Milsom
Jim Rankin
Joel Harrison
Max Chater
13:00 - 13:30
Enzymes as processing aids in distilleries with Dr. Prashant M Bapat
Enzymes as processing aids in distilleries with Dr. Prashant M Bapat
13:00 - 13:30
BP Moderator
Dr Prashant Bapat
Enzymes as processing aids in distilleries with Dr. Prashant M Bapat
13:00 - 13:30
BP Moderator
Dr Prashant Bapat
14:00 - 14:45
Technical & Production Barrel Love: The Care and Maintenance of Barrels with Julia Nourney
Barrel Love: The Care and Maintenance of Barrels with Julia Nourney
14:00 - 14:45
Julia Nourney
DTS Moderator
15:00 - 15:45
Sustainability Sustainability in Distilling Panel with Live Q&A
Sustainability in Distilling Panel with Live Q&A
15:00 - 15:45
Chris Jaume
Dr Russ Wakeham
Will Edge
Sarah Miller
16:00 - 16:45
Technical & Production Cool (Vacuum) Distilling - What Difference Does it Make
Cool (Vacuum) Distilling - What Difference Does it Make
16:00 - 16:45
Bernadette Pamplin
Abbie Neilson
Alex Griffiths
Chris Garden
Ian Hart
Matthew Pauley
17:00 - 17:45
Technical & Production Flavoured and Botanical Vodka - Time for a Second Look
Flavoured and Botanical Vodka - Time for a Second Look
17:00 - 17:45
Veronika Karlova
David T Smith
DTS Moderator
18:00 - 18:45
Industry Discussion The State of Gin - Where We're at and What We Do Now - Panel Discussion
The State of Gin - Where We're at and What We Do Now - Panel Discussion
18:00 - 18:45
Bernadette Pamplin
Julia Nourney
Keli Rivers
Vanessa Piromallo
Georgia Billing
Siobhan Feeley

Virtual Workshops

2021 Conference Speakers