Wednesday, 11 May 2016 16:46 Written by Erin Peters
Buellton, California— The winning streak continues for Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. After bringing home 17 medals from the 2016 San Diego and Los Angeles International Beer Competitions—8 and 9 respectively—the local California brewery has done it again.
Thursday, 07 April 2016 18:18 Written by Erin Peters
Venice, CA—After three years of anticipation, Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s new Propagator campus in Venice, California will open its doors in April, with limited evening hours starting on April 7 before expanding into daily lunch service in May. The Propagator is located at 3205 Washington Boulevard near the corner of Washington and Lincoln.
Small and Independent American Brewers Thrive Abroad Boulder, CO • March 29, 2016—TheBrewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers—today reported export growth data for the American craft beer industry in 2015. Supported by the BA’s Export Development Program (EDP), craft beer export volume increased by 16.3 percent in 2015, now totaling 446,151 barrels and worth $116 million. Growth was seen in all major markets, most notably in Western Europe which saw a 33.4 percent increase. Ireland, the Netherlands, Thailand and Taiwan were the fastest growing markets in 2015. Canada was again the leading international market for American craft beer, accounting for 51 percent of exports. Meanwhile, Sweden, Ireland and the United Kingdom each took a market share of approximately 10 percent. The top five was rounded out by Australia, which accounted for 4 percent of exports. “Small and independent craft brewers are putting American beer on…
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 16:21 Written by Erin Peters
Thursday, 17 March 2016 00:00
Aarti Sequeira Joins Culinary All-Star Lineup at Palm Desert Food & Wine Presented by Agua Caliente Casino Resort SpaWritten by Erin Peters
CELEBRITY CHEF AARTI SEQUEIRA JOINS 6th ANNUAL PALM DESERT FOOD & WINE PRESENTED BY AGUA CALIENTE CASINO RESORT SPA, APRIL 8-10 Celebrity book signings, live cooking demonstrations, and wine and craft beer tastings round out the weekend-long celebration, taking place in the Coachella Valley PALM DESERT, CA; March 17, 2016)—Palm Desert Food & Wine presented by Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, is just a few weeks away and excitement is building as top chefs from across the country—alongside more than 60 restaurants and 40 premium wineries, breweries, and spirit purveyors—gather in the Coachella Valley, Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 10. A recent addition to the star-studded lineup, the festival welcomes celebrity chef Aarti Sequeira (host of Food Network’s “Aarti Party” and season six winner of “The Next Food Network Star”). Sequeira will host a live culinary demo at the Sunday, April 10 Grand Tasting, alongside Ricardo Zarate, Suzanne Tracht, and Valerie…
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 21:58 Written by Erin Peters
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Base Camp 2016 - Indio, CA ANAHEIM, CA, February 23, 2016 / - - LTMA Experiential Production announces Base Camp, a new "off-site" RV & camping experience taking place in Indio, California over three festival weekends; April 14-18, April 21-25 & April 28-May 2, 2016. Base Camp is located on a 40-acre ranch property and features camping, swimming, music, art, lake cruises and much more.
Monday, 22 February 2016 00:00
311 Amber Ale to Debut in California at the 5th Annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience on March 5th, 2016Written by Erin Peters
Taste hundreds of varieties of craft beer and wine Feb. 22nd, 2016, Indio, CA - Empire Music Ventures is pleased to announce the 5th Annual Rhythm, Wine and Brews Experience on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at the Empire Polo Club. Taste delicious craft beer and elegant fine wine in one of the most beautiful venues in the Coachella Valley, as you groove to the tunes of a diverse musical line-up designed to offer something for a variety of ages and musical tastes. The 2016 bill includes 311, Matisyahu, Dream Club, The BellRays and Insecure Alex along with a variety of craft breweries, wineries and food trucks.
Thursday, 18 February 2016 00:00 Written by Erin Peters
Paso Robles, CA: You could say that Brewmaster Matt Brynildson has been waiting his entire career for a mandate like this: to riff freely in the brewhouse without formal recipe or restraint while plundering the many marvels of the hop revolution. This mandate has begotten Luponic Distortion—a new series of rotating beers built around experimental hops, with each release designed to showcase the possibilities of pure hop aromas and flavors without any assist from adjuncts.
Monday, 01 February 2016 00:00
Coachella Valley Brewing Company Continues to Put the Valley on the Map by announcing distribution to Nevada with relationship Johnson Brothers, Inc.Written by Erin Peters
Thousand Palms,California February 1,2016 Coachella Valley Brewing Co. (“CVB”) is proud to announce expansion of distribution to Nevada starting February 3,2016.
Monday, 28 September 2015 00:00 Written by Erin Peters
Paso Robles, CA—Brewmaster Matt Brynildson and his brewing team at Firestone Walker Brewing Company continue to spin gold, earning “Mid-Size Brewing Company and Mid-Size Brewer of The Year” honors once again at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival® held this weekend in Denver, Colorado.
Blue Lake, CA – Mad River Brewing Company is excited to announce that Tom Del Sarto has joined their team as CEO. Del Sarto comes to Mad River with over 35 years of experience in the beer business. He began his career at Coors West Distributing on the San Francisco peninsula working his way up to Vice President/Managing Partner before transitioning his team to South Bay Beverage, the Miller/Coors distributorship in Santa Clara County. Del Sarto is replacing Charlie Jordan, who has accepted a leadership position with a virtually located company that allows her more flexibility to spend time with family. “It is a very exciting time at Mad River right now,” said Ms. Jordan. “I am grateful to the owners for trusting me to lead the company through several changes including the completion of a brand refresh.” For the past eight years, Del Sarto has provided consulting services to…