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What We’re Reading

‘Jacksons View Themselves as Farmers First,’ Focused on Sustainability, But Run 9th Largest U.S. Wine Business Chris Rauber, a reporter for the San Francisco Business Times, spent a day at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens north of Santa Rosa, chatting … Continue reading

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Kris Sirchio New CEO at North American Breweries

North American Breweries named Kris Sirchio chief executive, effective Monday (4/14).  He succeeds Rich Lozyniak who resigned at the end of March. Most recently, Sirchio was global chief marketing officer at Brown-Forman Corp.  Earlier he worked in marketing at Proctor … Continue reading

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Get the Recognition Your CSR Efforts Deserve

Your entire organization works hard to do right by your community.  Whether it’s a campaign to prevent drunk or underage driving, employee involvement in a community project such as cleaning up rivers or building house for Habitat for Humanity, adoption … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tipsy Texan: Spirits and Cocktails from the Lone Star State

Book Review:  Tipsy Texan A tip of the hat to David Allen, who has produced a terrific new book, Tipsy Texan:  Spirits and Cocktails from the Lone Star State. The book is worth getting for the fabulous color photography of … Continue reading

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Parker Beam Diagnosed with ALS; Distilleries Unite to Fund Research on Cure

Parker Beam, a sixth-generation distiller from the storied Beam family, has been diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and select bourbon from Four Roses, Woodford Reserve, Buffalo Trace, Wild Turkey, Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark and Heaven Hill … Continue reading

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Marking the Fourth with the Budweiser Clydesdales Giving Scholarships

We all celebrate the Fourth of July in different ways.  But largely, America continues to celebrate the Fourth the way John Adams said it should be celebrated — with fireworks, parades and similar patriotic events. The Fourth celebrations really extend … Continue reading

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