Author Archives: Donna Whitaker

How Washington Makes Wildfires Worse

The U.S. Forest Service’s firefighting budget is a fraction of what it costs pay firefighters and send fire engines, air tankers, helicopters and water scoopers to fight the fires. 

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This Brewery Will Give You a Beer for Tickets to White Supremist’s Speech

Richard Spencer, the man behind the Charlottesville protest, is planning to give a speech in Gainesville, Fla., the home of the University of Florida . . . and of Alligator Brewing Co. For every two tickets someone brings in, Alligator … Continue reading

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Haikara Sake Debuts in U.S.

The introduction was times to coincide with “World Sake Day,” Oct. 1. Haikara’s flavor profiles as well as

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Kona Brewing Pairs Foods, Offers Sweeps to Hawaii

From Oct. 18through Dec. 31, Kona Brewing Co. is partnering with La Panzanella Artisanal Foods Co. and BelGioioso Cheese for a holiday promotion that offers suggested pairings of Kona beer with

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Zonin1821 Redesigns Prosecco Cuvee Label

The new label is larger, features a clean-cut bar of teal offset against the dark bottle.  This, the Italian winery says, should update its classic look to one that is contemporary and elegant, while maintaining its distinctive character. 

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Beam Suntory to Promote Safe drinking at Far Hills Races

The annual Far Hills, N.J., Race Meeting is a big deal in New Jersey, drawing about 35,000 fans every fall to see a great horse race. The Far Hills Race Meeting Association

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