Who & What —

Sonoma County Vintners promotes Michael Haney to interim executive director.  He has been director of membership and Continue reading

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What We’re Reading —

From Villain to Hero, How a Louisville Distillery Became a Major Player In The West End

In the fall of 2015, global spirits producer Heaven Hill was on its way to becoming a corporate villain in Louisville’s poverty-stricken California community. Continue reading

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F.Y.I. —

Who Uses Phone Apps to Track Sleep Habits? Health & Wealthy in US

The profile of most Americans who use popular mobile phone apps that track sleep habits is that they are relatively affluent, claim to eat well, and say they are in good health, even if some of them tend to smoke. Continue reading

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Atlanta’s Chateau Elan Winery & Resort Sold to Real Estate Investor

Château Élan Winery & Resort, A 16th century-styled château and full-service winery nestled among North Georgia’s picturesque foothills, was sold to an affiliate of Greenwich, Conn., based real estate investment firm, Wheelock Street Capital. Continue reading

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What We’re Reading —

Why Investors 70 and Older Should Buy ABI Stock

It’s “a rock-solid investment that can supply you with a steadily rising stream of income — one that can help support you in retirement and that you can count on year after year,” Joe Tenebruso writes at The Motley Fool. Continue reading

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How Wall Street Turned Bullish on ABI

6 Ways Craft Beer Can Pour Profits into Your Bottom Line

A recent feature by The Washington Post explored the new trend of restaurants removing “big beer” from their drink menus altogether. When asked, quality of product and the supplier’s business practices were the chief reasons as to why they made the move. Opposing the monopolization of the market, business owners and beer drinkers are taking a stand, choosing to fill their pints in support of local, independent “mom and pop” breweries. Continue reading

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