SKY RANCH FOUNDATION ℠AWARDS GRANTS TO EXALT YOUTH AND BOYS & GIRLS HAVEN

On behalf of the Beverage Alcohol Industry, Sky Ranch Foundation has now awarded more than $2.6 million in grants to help enrich the lives of our nations’ at-risk youth. Grantee Brooklyn, NY-based Exalt Youth (exaltyouth.org), facilitates lasting behavioral change in New York City’s most neglected and hard to serve youth – those involved in the criminal justice system. Exalt empowers youth to see a...

Old Forester Distilling Co. Returns to Whiskey Row this Summer

Old Forester Distilling Company/Press Release Louisville, Ky. April 24, 2018 Following a ceremonial opening on National Bourbon Day, June 14, 2018, Old Forester Distilling Co., located at 119 W. Main Street, will make its long-awaited return to Louisville’s historic Whiskey Row, open to the public for tours and tastings. Advance tickets are now available for purchase at OldForester.com. The $45 million, 70,000 square foot...

Soave wine pioneer Leonildo ‘Nino’ Pieropan dies

Chris Mercer, Decanter Tributes have been paid to Leonildo ‘Nino’ Pieropan, a pioneer of Soave wine quality in Italy and widely respected winemaker, who has died aged 71. Leonildo Pieropan, known simply as Nino Pieropan, died on 13 April at home and surrounded by his family, according to UK importer Liberty Wines. He will be remembered as a standard-bearer for wine quality in Italy’s...

Prohibition Is Alive and Well in Absurd State Alcohol Laws

Source: National Review By ANASTASIA BODEN & JONATHAN WOOD April 16, 2018 Nearly 100 years after Prohibition’s repeal, government still can’t seem to shake its obsession with our vices. Although society has advanced immeasurably over that time, the puritanical obsession with people wetting their whistles continues. The nation’s paternalistic and corrupt experiment with banning alcohol has been widely decried as a failure. Nevertheless, piles...

Fifteen States in Double Digit Beer Decline

Source: Beer Business Daily April 10, 2018 In a startling report, the latest Beer Institute data reveals 15 states have reported double digit beer shipment declines in February, the latest month available. That’s the most states experiencing that level in decline in modern memory. And a total of 33 states are experiencing declining beer sales. This is on even sale days. (Fortunately, February is...

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