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.

Our expertise

A glimpse at our impact

Events

Apples at Cornell Orchards

Class

Online Cider & Perry Production Foundation
Join CINA for the most in-depth introduction to cider & perry production available online, with live discussions with industry experts. Please note: This online course begins on February 10th and includes a live (virtual) session every Wednesday...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute

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

Craft beverage expertise

A man in a red shirt examines a copper distiller

Chris Gerling, Senior Extension Associate

A woman in blue pipets in a lab

Anna Katharine Mansfield, Associate Professor

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