B1 - Craft Distilling Business Course

Koelenhof Wine Cellar
TIME:    08h00
VENUE:    Koelenhof Wine Cellar, Klipheuwel Road, Koelenhof

Our two day intensive course course all aspects of taking Hobby Distilling Commercial. Legislation, Licensing, Inspections, Distillery Design, Case Studies, Financial Feasibility Studies, Cash Flow Analysis, Marketing and Business Plan.

This interactive workshop will allow you to gain the knowledge you need to compile your own small craft distillery business plan and 3-year cash-flow budget, determine the ROI (return on investment) for your craft distillery as well as the funding requirements for your craft distillery setup. Become the owner of a profitable craft distillery in your area - Book now and learn how.


To allow participants to compile their own small craft distillery business plan during an interactive workshop type of course for optimal financial profit and potential growth with minimized risk.

During this workshop, there is sufficient time to discuss specific individual requirements while still benefitting from interaction and synergy between participants.


• Summary of small scale commercial distilling operational activities
• Characteristics of highly successful craft distilleries
• Your potential market description
• How to do your market research
• What resources you will require
• Purpose objective of a craft distillery
• Branding and marketing strategies
• Legalities: opportunities and requirements
• Feasibility analysis
• The elements of your business plan (very comprehensive)
• Financial planning and cash flow budgeting for 3 years ahead (and how to use the supplied spread-sheets)


An intense two days (16 hours) course from 08h00 to 17h00 (or later!)


• Having some distilling experience/previous training would be advantageous.
• Bring your own laptop (with MS Excel and Word) for use during the course (highly recommended but not essential)

Visit www.distillique.co.za for more information and bookings.