6-Day Distiller Course
Designed and taught by 40+ distillery operators, industry insiders, and world-renowned master distillers, this hands-on, 6-day course exposes attendees to the realities of day-to-day distilling operations—from laying the first brick to getting a finished product on the shelf.
Become a whiskey connoisseur with this two-day intermediate workshop examining everything whiskey. Explore a wide variety of classifications, production, and maturation styles, complemented by plenty of opportunities for sensory and hands-on activities in the distillery.
Route to Market Workshop
You've got whiskey, now what? For small entrepreneurs in any industry, getting into the marketplace has always been a challenge. Stiff competition, dynamic pricing, global giants, and product saturation are only some of the hurdles set for the small craft distiller.
5-Day Rum Course
Moonshine University has joined forces with The Rum University to offer the most comprehensive rum training in the world. Designed for both existing and future rum distillers and brand owners, this 5-day course provides attendees with a practical, hands-on education on all things rum.
Fermentation is the conversion of sugars into alcohol. This two-day course shows students how to perfect that process, covering a variety of key fermentation considerations and best practices—from the microbiology of yeast to how variables affect the flavors of your spirits.
Sensory For Distillers Workshop
Master the skills required to take your products to the next level of consistency and quality. By the end of this two-day workshop, you’ll have the know-how to confidently sniff out problems and opportunities in your own distillery, blend great spirits, and troubleshoot and solve quality issues.
Distilling Operations Course
Prepare to absorb two lifetimes of knowledge in a fraction of the time. Master your craft with this one-of-a-kind, three-day advanced course designed for distillers ready to take a deeper dive into distillery engineering and operations, from boiler to bottling.
Botanical Spirits Workshop
Using a broad palette of materials and styles, this hands-on, three-day advanced workshop will focus on the art of producing botanical spirits like gin, absinthe, and amaro. Learn to craft products that stand out on the shelf without needing to spend years in a barrel.
It’s all about brandy in this two-day workshop. Join Matt Strickland and Moonshine University for this unique opportunity to explore all aspects of this special spirit, from the fruit chosen to the maturation process, and every step in between. This class will prepare you for the art form that is brandy distillation.
Barrel Aging Workshop
For distillers, aging alcohol to get the flavor and consistency you desire can take decades of trial and error. Skip the frustration and expense with this two-day experience, created in partnership with the experts at Independent Stave Company.
Tequila, Mezcal, & Agave Spirits Workshop
In recent years, one of the largest gains in global beverage alcohol consumption has been in the agave spirits category. With significant growth projected for the next half decade, this new development in consumer tastes comes with huge potential for distillers looking to stay ahead of the curve.
Off Premise: Liquor & Wine Shop Startup Workshop
Gain the knowledge to open and operate a successful off-premise liquor or wine store with our three-day in-depth course. Learn from industry experts and hear firsthand experience on what it takes to build your business in this competitive industry. Students will discuss and learn about everything from zoning and licensing to staffing, inventory management and much more. Whether you’re thinking of starting new or improving your existing business, this course will be your outline to success.
Canadian Whisky Workshop
Join experts from one of the most celebrated and award-winning Canadian whisky distilleries to dive deep into this misunderstood category. This three-day course combines overall category education with hands-on production and analysis workshops, which are led by multiple-time Master Blender of the Year and the Manufacturing Manager of the Hiram Walker & Sons Distillery.
Live & On-Demand Webinars
Now you can participate in Moonshine University's world-class curriculum from the comfort of your home or office. Our top-rated webinars are designed to connect you with the experts as they share insights on topics from every facet of the distilled spirits industry.
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