- & J. Gallo Winery donated an additional $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid with Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The funds are in addition to the $200,000 donation that the company previously made to the American Red Cross to assist with Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief efforts.
Bacardí has committed $1.3 million specifically to TIDAL X: Brooklyn charities. This is in addition to the Bacardi family and company’s previously announced $3 million in general disaster relief support for local relief agencies supporting communities impacted in Florida, Puerto Rico, other islands in the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico.
“This partnership with TIDAL: X touches on two areas that are very close to our heart – music and philanthropy. Bacardí is proud to Continue reading
The release is intended to honor National Hispanic Heritage Month.
1821 represents Mexico’s rich history and hard-fought sovereignty led by Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a noble priest born at Continue reading
Sazerac Co. introduced Handy & Schiller Barreled Cocktails, named for two men who had a great impact on the rich cocktail culture in New Orleans, Thomas Handy and John Schiller.
Schiller was a New York bartender who found his way to New Continue reading
Why You’re Going to Like Paying More for Wine
Interesting story at Wine-Searcher. Read it here.
College Basketball’s Sneaker Scandal Is Troubling, and Years in the Making
Apparel brands have always been uncomfortably close to the world of college basketball recruiting. On Tuesday things came to a head when the FBI detailed an expansive corruption investigation involving college coaches, financial advisors and a representative of a major sportswear company.
This is a major deal for the NCAA and a major deal for Adidas. Being involved in an investigation of this magnitude is obviously never a good thing for anyone — especially when we’re talking about bribes being taken and arrests being made.
There will likely be major changes made from all parties as a result of that. There will have to be, because most of these practices are actually nothing new. Read more here, from SBNation.