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Brewbound Session: Discussing Pabst’s Partnership Strategy with Eugene Kashper

“At the upcoming Brewbound Session, taking place on Dec. 1 at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, Calif., Kashper will join Brewbound editor Chris Furnari in a one-on-one discussion that will examine the company’s partnership strategy and its plans for competing in an already crowded craft segment.” Read more here: Brewbound Session: […]

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BACS 2016 | Event Recap

“Last week, we held our third Beverage Alcohol Community Symposium (BACS) in New York. This event, which started humbly four years ago with just ten attendees who met in a conference room, has grown to almost 100 members of the beverage alcohol community. The community convenes each year to share best practices; learn from peers […]

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Vegetable Growers Association of New Jersey to host educational sessions and trade show (inc. wine grapes)

“Crop sessions will focus on sweet corn, pepper, tomato, wine grape and blueberry production, and an organic session will feature a panel on transitioning to organic production. In-depth workshops on food safety and sprayer technology will allow attendees to gain valuable insight on these important topics. “ Read more here: Vegetable Growers Association of New Jersey […]

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Rootstock doubles down on dual language classes, technology

““Right now, you can hardly find people that want to work [in the vineyards],” Avalos said, “so the more machines the better.” “This is the strongest attendance we’ve ever seen,” Putnam said of this year’s Rootstock. Rootstock continued into Wednesday with seminars and leadership training sessions that were also offered in Spanish. While the normal […]

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Brewbound Session: Exploring the Impact of a Growing Marijuana Economy on Alcohol

“Throughout her presentation, Azer will share statistics on the growing number of cannabis users, their consumption habits and the possible near term risk recreational marijuana legalization presents for alcohol beverage companies. The Brewbound Session, a full-day business conference for serious brewery professionals, will gather more than 200 attendees to discuss important industry issues and exchange […]

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Terre-WA! Craft Beverage Yakima

“After discussing the plan with other prospective members, the loose group worked on the plan with the city’s economic development department, as well as then-City Manager Tony O’Rourke. They set up membership boundaries, dues, voting rights and marketing initiatives and became an organization with a purpose and a mission: Craft Beverage Yakima is dedicated to […]

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Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. holds Beer, Wine Spirits & Cider Summit October 4 (NY)

“Summit keynote speaker Charles Merinoff, principal founder and co-chairman of Breakthru Beverage Group, told participants he believed four main trends were emerging in the craft brewery business: Health and wellness, sustainability, buying and hiring locally, and social media. By being local and environmentally conscious, entrepreneurs can harness social media to tell their unique story and […]

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Venture Forum Panel Discussion on Craft Brewing Draws Large Crowd

“On October 19, the Venture Forum and Bowditch & Dewey hosted a “What’s Brewing” program with craft beer entrepreneurs. Held in the tap room space at 3 Cross Brewing in Worcester, the event featured a panel discussion among Dani Babineau of Redemption Rock Brewery Corporation, Brandon Heisler of Cold Harbor Brewing and David Fields of […]

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Video: Jack’s Abby Founders Discuss Growth, Competitive Headwinds at Brew Talks New England

““You have to build systems at the same time, that add checks and balances, and make sure that you do at least have your thumb on the pulse at all times,” co-founder Sam Hendler said of quadrupling his team and delegating responsibilities to key management figures. “[We are] trying to figure out systems that will […]

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Speaker Spotlight: Beverage Alcohol Community Symposium (BACS) ‘16

“ShipCompliant is gearing up for our annual fall event, the Beverage Alcohol Community Symposium. We have a stellar lineup of speakers who will share their knowledge, best practices, and tips on navigating issues that are important to your business. You’ll also have the chance to learn from your peers about the challenges they face and […]

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Crowded Markets, Social Media, Industry Growth The Focus Of CEB’s Wine Law Forum™ 2016

“Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), California’s premier legal education and legal research solutions provider, invites attorneys and wine industry professionals to take part in Wine Law Forum™ 2016. This year’s program focuses on the challenges wineries face in competing in a crowded market while complying with federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Reaching […]

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‘Illegal’ Wine Blends and a ‘Peek Behind the Curtain’ of Big Wineries Add to Paso’s Garagiste Wine Festival Fun

“On Thursday night, Garagiste Festival ‘Industry Night’ returns to Lefondusac in Tin City, with three seminars culminating in the third annual Great Red Wine Shootout, where winemakers will blind taste and judge each other’s brown-bagged wines. As part of the evening, The Garagiste Festival, which benefits Cal Poly Wine and Viticulture department, will present the […]

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