EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

5 DAYS

Distiller Course

MAISON RENE LACLIE'S 5 day Distiller Course exposes attendees to a well-rounded perspective of the industry, provided by recognized industry leaders. The technical aspects of distillate production are only the beginning. Challenges and opportunities from distillery construction to distributor selection to financial considerations are also explored.

2 DAYS

Absinthe workshop

Join la Distillerie de Bercloux, and Philippe Laclie for a two days exploration of this exciting category. From its colorful history to the explanation of individual botanicals, diverses styles, and production methods, attendees will learn the keys of creating a unique, balanced product that expresses their own sensibilities.

5 DAYS

Brandy course

MAISON RENE LACIE offer the most comprehensive Brandy training to existing and future Brandy distillers and Brand owners from around the world. The 5 day course will guide attendees through the financial, marketing, production, ageing and blending of Brandy, so each person can leave with a complete understanding of how Brandies can fit into the economic landscape. The course will Cover a great combination of theory and practice, making it the ideal learning tool for anyone whose livelihood will depend on their ability to properly produce and commercialize excellent Brandies.

2 DAYS

Gin Workshop

Join us and Philippe Laclie of la Distillerie de Bercloux for a 2 days exploration of this exciting category. From its colorful history to the examination of individual botanicals, diverse styles, and production methods, attendees will learn the keys to creating a unique, balanced product that expresses their own sensibilities and lift the lowly juniper berry to new heights.

2 DAYS

Whisky blending workshop

Learn the art of maturation, warehousing and blending.

2 DAYS

Fermentation workshop

Take your product to the next level with this in depth examination of the art and science of fermentation. This class will provide a detailed understanding of feedstocks, the properties of yeast, and the fermentation process. Hands-on lab work, fermentation exercises, and troubleshooting practice will provide the experience you need to improve your skills in this crucial area of the distillation process.