A Force of Nature Touches The Face of God

Two weeks ago, one of my dearest friends, mentor, admired leader left this world way to soon.  I’m at a loss to fully process this but feel compelled to share a bit about Juanita Duggan that you might not read in the now multiple official tributes to her from various trade associations, leaders in Washington and …

RE: Is There A Craft Beer Bubble?

Fortune Magazine published a story by Chris Morris  May 14th that is getting a bit of attention, posing the thoughtful question: Is craft beer in a bubble?. The New York Times  published Craft Beer Is Booming, but Brewers See Crossroads asking the same question on February 4th.  I am now getting this question quite frequently …

Channel Conflict: 3 Tier Battles Heat Up Stinging Defeat in KY Raises Questions

The headlines and press statements around some of the latest beverage alcohol industry channel conflict are extraordinary and gaining attention across the country. Anheuser-Busch officials blast Kentucky governor for signing beer distribution law Anheuser-Busch forced to sell its two Ky. distributorships? Source: WHAS11 Bethanni Williams March 4, 2015 – A defeat in Frankfort for Anheuser-Busch …

New Beer Industry Technology Symposium™ “BITS™” Set For June 30 & July 1 in Napa, California

Excited to announce the first Beer Industry Technology Symposium in collaboration with our 10th Annual Wine Industry Technology Symposium… it will be a technology extravaganza! New Beer Industry Technology Symposiumâ„¢ “BITS™” Set For June 30 & July 1 in Napa, California Craft Brewing Industry Leaders to Collaborate on Best Practices and Strategies BITS to partner …