Artisan distillery workshop Registration Form February 25 - March 1, 2013 Five Day Artisan Distillery Workshop Presented at the Dutch Inn, Cornwall, PE, and at Matos Winery, St. Catherines, PE Complete the form and fax it to BioFoodTech at 902-368-5549, or email to [email protected] Follow-up by sending your cheque payable to BioFoodTech; Space is limited; register by February 15. Name: _________________________________________ Position: _______________________________________ Organization: ___________________________________ Street Address: __________________________________ City/Town: _____________________________________ Postal Code: ____________________________________ Telephone: _____________________________________ Fax: ___________________________________________ Email: _________________________________________ Your type of produce/product: ______________________ An increasing trend among fruit and berry growers is to find ways to add value to their Payments by cheque only. If you need an invoice, please contact Janet Docherty, at BioFoodTech. Please make cheques ($900 + $45 (GST) = Cdn.$945) payable to BioFoodTech and deliver to: BioFoodTech, PO Box 2000, 101 Belvedere Avenue, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8 (Project #213000) fresh produce. One of the areas gaining much interest is development of wine and distilled products. Lunches and coffee breaks are included in the cost of the registration; accommodation is the responsibility of the registrants. To stay at Howard Johnson Dutch Inn, 100 Trans There was a request from fruit growers and existing wineries/distilleries for BioFoodTech to organize a workshop on artisan distillation. In follow-up, expert distilling trainers (www.artisancraftdistilling.com) are engaged and a week-long workshop with class time and hands-on training at a local winery is arranged. This is a comprehensive course which covers the fundamental technical aspects of distilling and equipment, as well as the business side: licensing, marketing, distribution and sales. . . . an intensive boot camp . . . you can attain all the information needed to start a distillery business. Canada Highway, call 1-800-915-4656 and mention the Artisan Distillery Workshop. Rooms are $89/night plus tax and include breakfast. 101 Belvedere Avenue PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8 Toll free: 1-877-368-5548 Phone: 902-368-5548; Fax: 902-368-5549 E-mail: [email protected] Web: biofoodtech.ca Feb 25—Mar 1, 2013 — Five Days — Artisan Distillery Workshop on PEI Deanna Burnett Keener The workshop covers: • Introduction to Distilling (including, history, regulations, prohibition and today’s environment) • Distillation Process (floor layouts, equipment, how to choose equipment based on target market) • Fermentation (grain, malt, tuber, fruit, molasses, honey, yeast nutrition and oxygen supply, etc.) with business plan consideration • Distillation fundamentals (vodka, gin, rum, whiskey, brandy, liqueurs, etc.) with business plan consideration • Gauging of spirits (analysis techniques) • Packaging (bottles, closures, etc.) • • Labeling (target market consideration) • Distillery marketing (social media, on-line tools, marketing plan) • Licensing and compliance (presentations by Canada Revenue Agency - Excise Duty and PEI Liquor Control Commission) • Distillation in Practice—actual distillation demonstration Business of distilling (business plan, financing, sales and marketing, etc.) Co-owner of Artisan Craft Distilling LLC, Deanna has been actively engaged in the development of the new Craft Distilling movement in the United States. Prior to developing a widely acclaimed curriculum for new distillers in partnership with Alan Peterson, Deanna and her husband owned a small family winery in Washington for eight years. For the past ten years Deanna has been employed by Green River Community College as the Director of Small Business Assistance Center program. She is also a certified instructor for the highly acclaimed NXlevel curriculum and has obtained over 87 million dollars in funding for her clients over the past ten years, working to add value to products within the agricultural industry. Allan Peterson Allan Peterson is the Certified Business Adviser and Certified Global Business Professional at the office of the Grant County Economic Development Council, WA. Allan is the founder of the Artisan Craft Distilling week long workshop. The workshop trains those who want to own and operate a legal distillery. He has 26 years of management experience in chain drugstore operations where he developed strategic business marketing and planning skills in urban and rural markets. Areas of specialization include; exporting, personnel policies and procedures, business planning and marketing, bringing new innovations to market. Wade Bennett, Rockridge Orchards For 21 years Rockridge Orchards has been producing apples, pears and exotic fruit on the 41 acre farm on the Enumclaw Plateau. They operate a cider juicing plant, a winery making hard ciders and fruit wines, a small retail store, a vinegar business and a craft distillery. The distillery produces apple and Asian pear brandies from their own fruit grown on the Enumclaw Plateau. It is small batch, seasonal and hyper local. Flavor is paramount to all of their products. Awards: Best artisan beverage producer in 2009 by Edible Communities; Washington Farmers of the year in 2010 by Washington Farmer's Market Association; King County Rural Business of the year in 2011; Conservation Leader of the year in 2011. Matos Winery & Distillery BioFoodTech is pleased to collaborate with Jamie and Heather Matos and thank them for allowing the distillery demonstration to be held at their facility at 3156 West River Road in St. Catherines, PE.
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