Cornell Craft Beverage Institute

Guidance on the Production of Hand Sanitizer

Given the changing times, our Cornell Craft Beverage Institute is helping New York’s craft beverage industry rise to the challenges at hand. The production of sanitizer is one avenue CCBI is helping producers with.

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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.


People in Craft Beverage Institute.

500 craft beverage professionals were educated and trained last year.

2,500 craft beverage samples were processed for research last year.

1,762 craft beverage samples were analyzed last year.

Craft beverage expertise

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Wine production is complex and our experts are here to help navigate the process successfully.

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Our experts our growing the craft beer industry through expertise and education.

Apples in Hudson Valley

CCBI expertise bolsters the success of New York's hard cider industry.

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CCBI helps distilleries succeed.

CCBI Webinars

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