Schedule 2019

THURSDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 2019

Pre-Expo Event:

09:00-10:20 - SPACE A - Masterclass*: Hands-on Rum Blending with Peter Holland

EXPO OPENS - 10:00-18:00

11:30-12:00 - SPACE B - Keynote speaker - Ian Hart of Sacred Spirits

12:00-13:20 - SPACE B - Panel: How to Grow Your Distillery

12:00-12:25 - SPACE C - Distilleries in Small Spaces, Matthew Servini of Craft Distilling Business Limited

12:30-13:15 - SPACE A - Masterclass*: Great British Rum with Peter Holland

12:30-12:55 - SPACE C - Lab Techniques for Distillers with Robert Cassell

13:00-13:25 - SPACE C - Chemistry of Botanicals, Matthew S. V. Pauley of Heriot-Watt University

13:30-14:00 - SPACE C - Carbon Neutral Distilling, Will Edge - Greensand Ridge

14:00-14:50 - SPACE A - Masterclass*: Aged Gin: Roll Out the Barrel with David T Smith

15:00-15:25 - SPACE A - The Benefits of Signature Serves, Sam Carter - Laverstoke Mill

15:00-15:50 - SPACE B - Panel: How to Start a Distillery

15:30-15:55 - SPACE C - “Are we running out of Juniper?” - Beacon Commodities

16:00-16:50 - SPACE A - Masterclass*: Single Malt Whisk(e)y with Stephen Gould from Golden Moon Distillery

16:00-16:25 - SPACE B - Distillery Safety with Scott Allen, Allen Associates

16:00-16:50 - SPACE C - From Distillery to Destination with Amy Dobson, Distillery Manager at Laverstoke Mill

16:30-17:00 - SPACE C - Duty and Legal Issue in Distilling, Alan Powell, British Distillers Alliance


FRIDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2019

09:00-10:00 - SPACE A - Masterclass*: Nosing for Faults with Julia Nourney and The Aroma Academy

EXPO OPENS - 10:00-17:00

10:00-10:45 - SPACE B - Panel: Distillers & The Media

11:00-11:50 - SPACE A - Masterclass*: Gin FAQ Vol. 4 - Pot Distillation of Botanicals

12:00-12:25 - SPACE B - Vacuum Distillation with Dr. Abbie Neilson from Cooper King Distillery

12:30-12:55 - SPACE B - Brand Ambassadors - An Introduction with Steph DiCamillo

12:30-12:55 - SPACE C - What Happens When Tasting Whisky: The Senses, The Brain and Emotions with Ian Wisniewski

13:00-13:45 - SPACE A - Masterclass*: Old Tom Gin - A Fresh Look with Keli Rivers from Sipsmith Gin

13:00-13:45 - SPACE B - Discussion: Import and Export with Michael Vachon of Maverick Drinks

13:00-13:25 - SPACE C - Packaging and Branding Revamp: A Case Study with Warner’s Distillery

13:50-14:00 - SPACE C - Gin of the Year Awards Presentation

14:00-14:45 - SPACE B - Designing a Cask Management Program with Julia Nourney

14:00-14:25 - SPACE C - Distilling Updates with Odin from iStill

15:00-15:50 - SPACE A - Masterclass*: Beyond Gin: Botanical Spirits with Stephen Gould from Golden Moon Distillery

15:00-15:25 - SPACE C - Illegal Labelling with Michael Clancy

16:00-16:50 - SPACE B - Panel: Distilling in 2019

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