Category Archive: Fortune

5 Underrated Wine Countries Around the World

Alex Andrawes knows good wine. As co-founder of Personal Wine, the country’s largest private label wine service, he oversees the delivery of thousands upon thousands of bottles per year to everything from brands… Continue reading

Americans Throw Away 4 Vacation Days A Year

Call it obsession or call it dedication, but Americans have a lot of trouble taking a few days off. A new survey from Expedia finds that American workers typically leave four full days… Continue reading

Low-alcohol session IPA is the hot beer trend for summer

Memorial Day might mark the unofficial start to summer, but the solstice marking the official beginning of the season takes place on June 21 at 12:38 P.M. EDT. That also marks the beginning… Continue reading

Craft beer makers win a victory over prohibition-era laws

Craft beer makers in Atlanta have their work cut out for them. For one thing, they’re pouring in a city with sophisticated beer tastes—which has long had its pick of quality national craft… Continue reading

Craft brewers wrestle with selling — without selling out

It happens every time a craft brewer is sold to a macro brewer: Fans groan. Select other brewers grumble. And the beer, no matter how beloved it was just a few weeks before,… Continue reading

How I tracked down those elusive, trophy craft beer “whales”

I bagged my first trophy beer completely by accident. It was Westbrook Brewing Company’s Mexican Cake – an annual release that has historically seen people flock from out of state to line up… Continue reading

Craft breweries feel the impact of California’s drought

The holy trinity of craft beer states is a pretty easy one to call: Oregon, Colorado and California have led the charge for years. But as the Golden State enters its fifth year… Continue reading

Is craft beer in a bubble?

Over the past six years, the number of craft breweries operating in the U.S. has more than doubled. By the end of the year, experts say, there will be a new craft brewery… Continue reading

5 beers to enjoy during American Craft Beer Week

You’ve got to get up pretty early in the morning if you want a can of Second Fiddle Double IPA. And if you want a glass of Pliny the Younger, you may just… Continue reading

The democratization of craft beer

Craft brewers are members of a fairly inclusive club. With a handful of exceptions, the players in this field generally enjoy working together, collaborating on special brews and sharing recipes with each other.… Continue reading