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


craft beverage professionals attended virtual events in 2020


clients across New York state served in 2020


craft beverage products received analysis services in 2020

A man in a red shirt examines a copper distiller

Chris Gerling, Senior Extension Associate

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Anna Katharine Mansfield, Associate Professor