[BND] Your Breakfast Briefing --

Good Morning and Happy Tuesday! It's December 1 9, 2023

Teamsters Authorize Strike at A-B

Teamsters employed by Anheuser-Busch voted by a 99% margin to authorize the Teamsters National Negotiating Committee to call a strike if Anheuser-Busch fails to agree to a strong new contract. The union is seeking an agreement that improves wages, protects jobs, and secures health care and

Motivations of High-End Wine Consumers

Who are the U.S. consumers who regularly spend $20 or more on a bottle of wine; what motivates them to do so, and for which occasions? These were some of the core questions explored in a new Wine Market Council (WMC) research study just released to WMC members this

Molson Coors Beer, Whiskey Brands Collaborate

Two Molson Coors Beverage Co. brands, Terrapin Beer Co. and Five Trail blended American whiskey, joined to produce Double Barrel Red Ale. “it’s unlike any barrel-aged beer we’ve created before,” says Dustin Watts, Terrapin’s president. At 12.5% alcohol-by-volume, the barrel-aged imperial red ale was

Sonoma State Issues 1st 'State of Wine Business' Report

Wine consumption in Eastern Europe fell to 7.7 liters in the 2010s from 14.1 liters in the 1970s. It's tempting to say that the reduced consumption means with the collapse of the Soviet Union, residents of Eastern Europe didn't have to turn to wine so often to, as

Korbel Sponsors 2023 PNC Championship

For the second year in a row, Korbel California Champagne sponsored the PNC Championship, awarding $5,000 to the winner of the Korbel Closest to the Pin Challenge on Friday, Dec. 15. Winner Bernhard Langer will donate the prize money to the Langer Foundation, a charitable organization

Michelob Ultra Readies 'Country Club' for Big Game

For a while, Bud Light took over a hotel. Now, for the second consecutive year, its sister brand, Michelob Ultra is creating the Michelob Ultra Golf Course in Las Vegas. On Saturday, February 10, Michelob ULTRA is hosting the hottest party in Las Vegas, providing guests with an exclusive night

Who & What --

Union Wine Co. hires David Pratt as vp-sales for both U.S. and internationally. Before that he worked at Foley Family Wines for 14 years as vp-sales, Eastern U.S. Cork Supply appoints Lori Stewart as a sales executive.

Thanks for spending a bit of your morning with us. Have a wonderful day. I'll be back tomorrow. – Joel