Virginia Craft Brewers Guild

2023 Quality Seminar & Virginia Craft Beer Legislative Caucus

This year’s Quality Seminar & Legislative Caucus will take place at The Southern Railway Taphouse on Monday January 30th. Meet legislators, staff and fellow brewers to celebrate and discuss the importance of the craft beer industry in Virginia! Tickets to the seminar only are $50 each; to the reception only are $50 each; tickets to the reception and the Quality Seminar are $75 each.

VCBG Day on the Hill

Members will be meeting with legislators in person throughout the day on January 30th. View the full schedule and register your participation below.

Quality & Safety Seminar | 4:00 – 6:00pm

The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild is committed to Quality & Safety through sharing best practices in order to make the best craft beer in the United States. We have a remarkable program this year, that will provide resources and information that can be used immediately after the workshop.  The program outline is below:

Why Purchasing Local & Regional Produce and Additives Helps Breweries Anne Saville, Produce Source Partners

2022 IRI Craft Beer Review – Duke Fox, President, Virginia Craft Beer Consulting, LLC

Craft Brewers Guide to Talking with a Retail Buyer – Stephen Culver, Giant Food

Designing Efficient Recipes – Steven Thompson, Yakima Chief

BILD (Beer Industry Limited Distribution) Act Update – Brett Vassey, VCBG President & CEO

Legislative Caucus | 6:00 – 9:00pm

This events allows members a chance to tell elected officials their story and put a face on the issues. This is an important time to confirm the reputation of Craft Beer as a thriving industry that is critical to the Commonwealth’s future growth. Join us for an evening of community, great food and the best craft beer in the Commonwealth.

Sponsorships are still available. Please contact Kimberly Noonan at These events are only possible with the support of our sponsors.