Author Archives: Joel Whitaker

Dogfish Head Adds Flesh & Blood IPA

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery introduced Flesh & Blood IPA to its line-up of iconic IPAs. Available across the country by July 4th weekend, Flesh & Blood, made with lemon flesh and blood orange juice, is brand new to the Dogfish … Continue reading

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Rob Sands, CBrands Give $400,000 to Pace Law School

A $400,000 gift from alumnus Rob Sands, and from Constellation Brands, where he is CEO and President will sponsor a two-year pilot of a new Food and Beverage Law Clinic that will provide transactional legal services to farmers, community and … Continue reading

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Colorado Craft Brewers Leave Guild Over A-B

Saying they “want a voice for the independent brewers,” 14 craft breweries split from the Colorado Brewers Guild last Friday to form Craft Beer Colorado, a new advocacy organization. “We felt if we are going to be a craft brewers … Continue reading

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Drinking Champagne May Counteract Memory Loss: Study

Drinking Champagne May Counteract Memory Loss: Study Winston Churchill started his day with whisky, but Champagne was his true passion.  Turns out he may have been onto something. New research at the University of Reading, England, finds drinking one to … Continue reading

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GI Partners Acquires Far Niente Wine Estates

GI Partners, a middle market private equity firm, said it acquired Far Niente Wine Estates.  Terms were disclosed. Far Niente owns two winery facilities and 10 stand-alone vineyard properties in Napa and Sonoma. Far Niente sells its wines in the … Continue reading

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A-B Distributor Takes Down Banners After Tribe Files Lawsuit

R.A. Jeffreys, the Raleigh, N.C., distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, removed banners that contained the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina’s logo and “Heritage, Pride & Strength” slogan. The move came after attorneys representing the North Carolina-recognized, 55,000-member tribe filed a trademark … Continue reading

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