Press Release

Aug 9, 2022

ADI presents ADI 2022: The Craft Spirits Conference and Expo 2022, taking place at the Saint Louis Convention Center on Sept. 14-16, 2022. This year’s Conference and Expo features renowned keynote speaker Dr. Anne Brock.

Dr. Anne Brock is the esteemed Master Distiller for BOMBAY SAPPHIRE, whose incredible technical experience and education have made her a visionary in the gin category. Holding a position on the board of directors at the Gin Guild, Anne brings her passion for gin to her role at Laverstoke Mill. Working alongside the Master of Botanicals, Ivano Tonutti, Anne is responsible for fulfilling the global demand for the world’s most popular gin, leading a team of 14 distillers at Laverstoke Mill to produce every drop and bottle of BOMBAY SAPPHIRE enjoyed around the world.

With a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Anne entered the distilling industry by joining the Bermondsey Distillery as a distiller in London. After understanding the working of the distillery and handling the whole R&D, she went on to take a role at the John Dewar and Sons Distillery, which is owned by Bacardi. She has been associated with the brand for several years and is now working as a Master Distiller of Bombay Sapphire Gin. Creating a balance between chemistry and cocktails, she truly enjoys what she does. 

The 2022 Conference and Expo is a celebration of all things craft distilled spirits, packed with educational sessions, workshops, tastings, tours and a larger than ever exhibition floor.

For more information, go to:

Download our conference app on the Apple and Google store – search for ADICONF.

Contact Information: 

Anne Sophie Whitehead

Conference Director

[email protected]

Source: American Distilling Institute

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