Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to B1 - Craft Distilling Business Planning Workshop

  • 2

    Legislation: The National Liquor Products Act

    • Presentation Slides to Download - Legislation: The National Liquor Products Act

    • National Liquor Products Act Regulations

    • Grape Spirit, Brandy, Husk Spirit and Related Spirit Categories

    • Whisky, Malt Whisky and Blended Whisky Categories

    • Cane and Rum, Gin and Vodka Spirit Categories

    • Unspecified Spirit and Mixed Spirit Categories

    • Grape Liquors and Spirit Liquors

    • Addition of, Removal of and Restricted Substances in Liquor Products

    • Labels and Labelling Requirements, Prohibited Labelling Practices, Exemptions and Additional Product Presentation Requirements - Part 1

    • Labels and Labelling Requirements, Prohibited Labelling Practices, Exemptions and Additional Product Presentation Requirements - Part 2

    • Labels and Labelling Requirements, Prohibited Labelling Practices, Exemptions and Additional Product Presentation Requirements - Part 3

    • Keeping of Records and Analysis of Samples

    • Table 3, 4 and 5 of the National Liquor Products Act Regulations

    • Table 6 of the National Liquor Products Act Regulations

    • Table 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and 13 of the National Liquor Products Act Regulations

  • 3

    Legislation: The National Liquor Act

    • Presentation Slides to Download - Legislation: The National Liquor Act

    • National Liquor Act and Definitions within the Act

    • National Liquor Policy

    • Registration as Manufacturer and Distributor - Part 1

    • Registration as Manufacturer and Distributor - Part 2

    • Compliance with the National Liquor Act

    • Offences and Penalties within the National Liquor Act

    • National Liquor Policy Council

    • Regulations and Notices

    • General Provisions

  • 4

    Legislation: SARS External Reference Guide - Spirits Industry

    • Presentation Slides to Download - Legislation: SARS External Reference Guide - Spirits Industry

    • Introduction to the SARS Spirits Policy

    • SARS External Spirit Policy - Broad Overview - Part 1 - Section 1

    • SARS External Spirit Policy - Broad Overview - Part 1 - Section 2

    • SARS External Spirit Policy - Broad Overview - Part 2 - Section 1

    • SARS External Spirit Policy - Broad Overview - Part 2 - Section 2

    • SARS External Spirit Policy - Broad Overview - Part 2 - Section 3

  • 5

    Department of Agriculture

    • Presentation Slides to Download - Department of Agriculture

    • DAFF - Liquor License Certificate

    • A-Number Application

    • Label Approval Process and Health Warning

    • Product Approval Process

    • Export Approval Process

  • 6

    Roadmap to Commercial Craft Distilling

    • Presentation Slides to Download - Roadmap to Commercial Craft Distilling

    • Roadmap to a Craft Distillery - Part 1

    • Roadmap to a Craft Distillery - Part 2 (Financial Feasibility Study)

    • Roadmap to a Craft Distillery - Part 3

    • Roadmap to a Craft Distillery - Part 4

    • Roadmap to a Craft Distillery - Part 5

  • 7

    Distillery Layout and Design

    • Presentation Slides to Download - Distillery Layout and Design

    • Introduction to Distillery Design

    • Recap from W2 and C10 - Using Multiple Stills in a Commercial Distillery

    • Space Factors in Distillery Design

    • Practical Factors in Distillery Design - Part 1

    • Practical Factors in Distillery Design - Part 2

    • Practical Factors in Distillery Design - Part 3

    • Practical Factors in Distillery Design - Part 4

    • Income Factors in Distillery Design

    • Marketing Factors in Distillery Design

  • 8

    Making a Success out of Craft Distilling

    • Presentation Slides to Download - Making a Success out of Craft Distilling

    • Purpose and Philosophy

    • Who is a Craft Distiller?

    • Secrets to Success in a Craft Distillery

  • 9

    Craft Distillery Cash Flow Analysis

    • Presentation Slides to Download - Craft Distillery Cash Flow Analysis

    • Introduction to the Cash Flow Analysis Spreadsheet

    • Cash Flow Analysis Disclaimer

    • 2 000 Bottle a Month Gin Production Facility

    • 1 500 Bottle a Month Rum Distillery

    • 2 000 Bottle a Month Vodka and Gin Distillery

    • 4 000 Bottle a Month Rum, Vodka, Gin and Whisky Distillery

    • 8 000 Bottle a Month Rum, Vodka, Gin and Whisky Distillery - Phased Approach

  • 10

    Craft Distillery Business Plan

    • Presentation Slides to Download - Craft Distillery Business Plan

    • Introduction to the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template

    • Marketing Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template - Part 1

    • Marketing Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template - Part 2

    • Marketing Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template - Part 3

    • Marketing Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template - Part 4

    • Marketing Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template - Part 5

    • Marketing Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template - Part 6

    • Marketing Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template - Part 7

    • Marketing Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template - Part 8

    • Distilling Overview Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template

    • Operations Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template

    • Procurement Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template

    • Distilling Engineering Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template

    • Legalities Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template

    • Management and Governance Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template

    • Financial Section of the Craft Distillery Business Plan Template

    • Conclusion