Virginia Craft Beer Seminar Series

Virginia Craft Beer Seminar Series

Monday, March 11, 2024 (2:00 PM - 6:00 PM) (EDT)


Virginia Craft Beer Seminar Series

The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild (VCBG) will be hosting a quarterly seminar series beginning on March 11. The Seminars will include VA ABC compliance officers, industry experts, peers, and potential customers to help independent craft breweries improve brewery profitability, develop new market opportunities, build relationships with VA ABC compliance, and share great craft beer. The event will end with a Beer Tasing Showcase allowing retailers to connect and taste featured Craft Brewers who's beer will be available through the new Virginia Beer Distribution Company.  


  • 2-2:30pm - Harvest and Repitch: Reducing Expenditures with Liquid Yeast– Jacob Hoover, White Labs
  • 2:30pm-3pm – Regulatory Compliance: Mug Clubs & 3rd Party Food Vendor Contracts – ASAC John O'Connell and SA Ashley Spinner, Statewide Compliance Administration, Virginia ABC Control Authority
  • 3pm-3:30pm – VA Beer Distribution Company Update – Brett Vassey, President & CEO, Virginia Craft Brewers Guild
  • 3:30-4:30pm – Virginia Market Analysis, Retail Trends, and Wholesale Trends – Taylor Chenery, Starr Hill Brewery Director of Sales & Marketing; Josh Naber, Blue Ridge Beverage
  • 4:30pm-6pm – Beer Tasting/Showcase: Networking with Select Retail Buyers & VA Beer Distribution Company Staff

If you would like to participate in the programming from 2pm-4:30pm virtually, a Teams link will be provided after you register.

Registration Price: 

  • $25 pp - Attend Program & Tasting Event
  • $100 pp - Attend Program & Showcase Beer at the Tasting Event
VCBG Headquarters
2112 W Laburnum Ave Ste 205
Richmond, VA 23227 United States
Event Contact
Kimberly Noonan
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Monday, March 11, 2024 (2:00 PM - 6:00 PM) (EDT)
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