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How (And Why) Tequila Ocho Protects Bats

Tequila Ocho and two other tequila makers are participating in a bat-friendly pilot program designed to protect Mexico’s threatened species. The first vintage release of bat friendly Tequila Ocho from the 2016 Puerta del Aire estate is now available on … Continue reading

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MillerCoors Fraudster’s Sentence: 3 Years Probation

Maryann Rozenberg, 58, the first defendant to be sentenced in an $8.6 million fraud scheme against MillerCoors, won’t do prison time.  Prosecutors acknowledged she was the least culpable of the eight people indicted.

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Brewers Assn. Launches Diversity Initiative

At last week’s Craft Beer Conference, the Brewers Association announced it had launched a diversity initiative.  It’s not clear what triggered the initiative – apparently there’s just been a growing sense that the craft beer industry had gotten to the … Continue reading

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Consumers Remain Optimistic – Especially if Republicans

The latest University of Michigan Consumer Survey shows consumers are more optimistic than a year ago.  The sentiment index in March was 96.9.  A year earlier it was 91%.  That’s a 6.5% improvement. The continued strength in consumer sentiment has … Continue reading

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Bacardi Honors 11 For Environmental Achievements

Bacardi Ltd. honors 11 employees, teams and facilities received recognition for their outstanding environmental achievements within five different award categories. From new bottle recycling plants in India, using reclaimed Martini cork plugs for building materials, and a no straws campaign, … Continue reading

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Pernod Ricard Joins in Sponsoring Oceanographic Research

Pernod Ricard joined with the family-controlled Paul Richard Oceanography Institute to launch Project “Take Off.”  Project Take Off focuses primarily on supporting young scientific researchers to help preserve the oceans. Based on the artistic residency model, the Paul Ricard Oceanography … Continue reading

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