June 24

Diageo Agrees $1 Billion Deal For Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila…

Written by News Deskon: In: Alcohol, Beverage, Business, Industries, Mergers & Acquisitions   Diageo has agreed to acquire Casamigos – the premium tequila brand founded by Hollywood actor George Clooney – for up to $1 billion. The deal includes an initial consideration of $700 million, with a further $300 million in performance-related earn-outs over ten years. Diageo said […]

June 23

Get up! Up On The Roof (Greenville, SC)…

    Greenville, SC has a growing similarity to other small cities, especially in the Southeast.     With reinvestment in its downtown, along with the growing mixed-use neighborhoods (i.e. businesses on the ground floor and residences above), along with vibrant options for housing, recreation, and other areas, it is a quietly growing area.  It […]

June 23

GENTLEMAN JACK AND OMARI HARDWICK CELEBRATE AFRICAN AMERICAN FILMMAKERS WITH REAL TO REEL…

  Aspiring film creatives can enter now for a chance to win $10,000 and a VIP trip to Miami Beach   LYNCHBURG, TENN., (APRIL 24, 2017) – Gentleman Jack Double Mellowed Tennessee Whiskey is joining with Codeblack Entertainment to support and highlight bold, new African American voices in film, with its Real to Reel contest. […]

June 20

Retired NFL Player, Walt Harris To Discuss “Cocktails & Sports: Do Athletes Sip & Play? #TipsyChampion”

      Abstract: We will lead a healthy, mature, and fun discussion on the impact of alcohol on athletes. We will explore whether athletes are able to have fun by indulging in alcohol and the consequences they face by doing so. Are athletes held to a higher standard to not drink? Do athletes feel […]

June 16

Black Owned Rum Company To Launch In Atlanta This Summer…

Caribbean Smooth: Ou-Oui Premium Liqueurs Written by Ace Loans | News Photo (L-R): Nigel Walwyn CEO and Founder of Caribbean Smooth, LLC; Sandy Headley, Vice President of Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc, (ACE); Scott Cooper, Board Member of Caribbean Smooth, LLC; Jason Sleeman, Business Banking Relationship Manager Fifth Third Bank; Michael LaBerge, Financial Center […]

June 14

Beverage Experts Share Their Biggest Career Lessons…

Get immersed in your field, support your peers and never burn a bridge, these professionals say Written by David Flaherty David Flaherty has more than 20 years experience in the hospitality industry and is the marketing director for the Washington State Wine Commission. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or […]

June 14

LEE + WHITE BRINGING BREWERIES TO WEST END Of Atlanta…

Written by – Emily Tracy, SPR Atlanta In addition to alcohol purveyors, the West End development will also feature local food brands such as Honeysuckle Gelato and Doux South Pickles. An upcoming BeltLine-adjacent West End development is already becoming the imbibing capital of the city. ASW Distillery just announced a second outpost in the already stacked […]

June 14

Netflix and Starbucks Share More In Common Than You Might Think…

Written by: Adam Levy, The Motley Fool When someone talks about Netflix, you might hear it compared with Amazon.com or Hulu or cable. But it’d be a big surprise to hear Netflix and Starbucks in the same sentence. (Unless the sentence is “I was watching Netflix in Starbucks.”) The two businesses seemingly couldn’t have less in […]

June 13

BEER GARDEN IN THE GARDEN…

BEER BABE The Oakhurst Garden includes community plots, a greenhouse, a mini-farm, herb garden, chickens and pocket ecosystems throughout the site. Decatur’s Wylde Center is setting up a beer garden and silent auction fundraiser in its beautiful Oakhurst Garden June 24. Monday Night Brewing, Terrapin Beer Co., Oak Brewpub and other breweries will be pouring […]

June 13

Coca-Cola Seeks Bartenders To Compete…

Shake, Sparkle & Stir Call for Entries! Sunday, October 1 We are seeking talented mixologists/star bartenders to mix it up at MUFSO Conference during the Shake Sparkle & Stir competition, sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company! The live competition is hosted on Sunday, October 1st in Dallas @ Nation’s Restaurant News’ MUFSO conference. Develop a cocktail […]