Cornell Craft Beverage Institute

About CCBI

New York state is home to a flourishing and diverse craft beverage industry that encompasses over 400 wineries, 400 breweries, 120 distilleries and 50 hard cideries. CCBI has played a central role in the industry's development by providing resources, education and services. CCBI specializes in the analyzing industry samples, processing samples for research and educating and training craft beverage professionals to excel at every level of their business.

A glimpse at our impact

Events

Workshop

ENOCERT 202 Certification Course: Tasting Room Sales Strategies
New Online format ENOCERT 202 Certification Course: Tasting Room Sales Strategies Overview: Most consumers’ first contact with the New York wine industry is in a tasting room, so understanding their interests, motivations, and educational needs...
  • Food Science
  • Cornell Agritech
  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute

Workshop

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ENOCERT 101: Certification Course: Basic Viticulture & Enology
New Online format Overview: This course will cover the basics of grape growing from the ground up. Through live interactive lectures, participants will understand how vineyard site, climate, and trellising systems impact grape production and...
  • Food Science
  • Cornell Agritech
  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute

Workshop

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ENOCERT 203: Winery Sanitation & Safety
On-Line Lecture Overview: EnoCert 203 now includes modules relating to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and provides winery-specific training regarding the eight key sanitary practices and conditions as outlined in current Good...
  • Food Science
  • Cornell Agritech
  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute

CCBI Webinars

Reopening Craft Beverage Tasting Rooms

June 4, 2020

Winemaking in Post-COVID world

With Virginia Cooperative Extension and USDA

May 19, 2020

The Food Safety Modernization Act for Craft Beverage Producers

April 16, 2020