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Crafting a Business 2017 Conference in Portland in January (OR)

“Starting a business in the craft beverage industry takes more than just knowing how to brew a great beer or cider. There are moving parts that may not be understood or are overlooked. Join us for two days of education targeted at the business behind the craft beverage industry. This event is here to help […]

Thinfilm to exhibit smart beer bottles and smart medical devices at CES 2017

“NFC solutions will allow craft beer bottles to offer consumers with brewmaster videos, pairing recommendations, and other information from the brewery through the tap of a smartphone. At the starting of the year, Thinfilm partnered with US craft beer brand Hopsy to incorporate OpenSense into different locally produced craft beers across the country.” Read more […]

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CRAVE Conference: Sour rot

“Cool climate grapes are prone to sour rot. Infected grapes not only smell like vinegar, they are discolored with tan or red hue to infected berries, which eventually become watery. Sour rot doesn’t have a single cause or vector. Many organisms, including fungi, bacteria and insects play a role in the disease. But one thing […]

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The Craft Beer Attorney announces 2017 Craft Beer Webinar Series

“Since 2015, The Craft Beer Attorney has been holding monthly webinars for craft breweries in planning and existing breweries nationwide. While most of our webinars are focused on California specific law, we have had guest appearances by our Preferred Providers to cover national topics such as Brewery Safety and Health Programs, Understanding Brewery Insurance and […]

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ProWein 2017 – The Entire World of Wine

“ProWein is the world’s leading trade fair for wine and spirits, the largest industry meeting for professionals from viticulture, production, trade and gastronomy. No other trade fair offers such concentrated competence and compact wine knowledge like ProWein in Düsseldorf, Germany. Nowhere else can attendees experience such a high level of internationality, diversity of products and […]

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Vermont Breweries Gather for Annual Meeting

“This fall, the Vermont Brewers Association (VBA) gathered together with over 80 brewery representatives from more than 30 breweries, as well as a handful of sponsors and partners, at the Trapp Family Lodge in the brand new beautiful von Trapp Bierhall for their 2016 annual meeting.” Read more here: Vermont Breweries Gather for Annual Meeting

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Video Playback from Brewbound Session San Diego is Now Available

“In a morning conversation with Brewbound editor Chris Furnari, Pabst chairman Eugene Kashper discussed the hiring of former Duvel USA executive Simon Thorpe as the new Pabst CEO, and he shared his company’s craft partnership strategy. “We’re on the same page in terms of finding the best fit to build the right portfolio over the […]

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ProWein 2017 – The Red Blend Rises, Again!

“It’s a fascinating segment of the market, new and exciting, and even the most traditional of palates can’t argue with the fundamental appeal of these wines. They are often dismissed as a group, though usually before having been tasted. To truly understand today’s red blends tasting is a must, and there is no better place […]

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CiderCon 2017 Returns to Chicago

“Conference sessions and workshops will focus on production, distribution, market research, online branding, sensory analysis and apple growing all offered at various levels of experience. If you’re not currently a member of the USACM, sign-up now because registration closes soon. This three-day event will take place at the Hilton in downtown Chicago adjacent to the […]

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CBC Registration Opens December 1

“Attendee registration for the 2017 Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® opens Thursday, December 1. This year’s conference will take place April 10-13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is an industry event that serves both brewpubs and packaging breweries.” Read more here: CBC Registration Opens December 1

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Regional wine and the wine tourism conference

“The conference, though, showed the truth in my jest. I tasted an amazing chambourcin red blend from New Jersey. I talked to the director of the Kentucky wine association, whose group has 70 members. I found out that a small north central Texas town, one more victim of rural flight, was trying to revive its […]

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Final Agenda Now Available for Brewbound Session San Diego

“We’re just 10 days away from the 2016 Winter Brewbound Session, happening on Thursday, Dec. 1 in San Diego, and the final agenda is now available for viewing. The Brewbound Session, a full-day business conference for serious brewery professionals, will gather 200-plus attendees to discuss important industry issues and exchange ideas while learning strategies for […]

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