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Almanac

Almanac

Category: Beer
Url: www.almanacbeer.com
Region: United States
Description: The Almanac Beer Company was founded in 2010 by Jesse Friedman and Damian Fagan, and is best known for their barrel aged sours, such as their Farmers Reserve, Brettaville and Hoppy Sour series – sour and wild beers that combine oak aging and the bounty of California farms to create complex flavors and aromas. In addition, Almanac also produces Fresh Beer now available in cans, highlighting hoppy and bright flavors in San Francisco IPA, Saison Dolores, Craft Pilsner and citrus-laden Mandarina Farmhouse Ale. Farm-to- barrel brewing is about selecting the best in locally sourced fruit and blending it into beers inspired by the great brewing traditions of the world. Jesse and Damian collaborated to found the Almanac Beer Company—a brewery dedicated to producing seasonal artisan ales, brewed specifically to complement local cuisine sourced and prepared with the same great care and craft.

Atlanta Brewing Company

Atlanta Brewing Company

Category: Beer
Url: www.atlantabrewing.com
Region: Atlanta, Georgia
Description: Founded in 1993, Red Brick began their brewing odyssey at a small building in downtown Atlanta. They have established a 20-year tradition of producing fresh, interesting, and delicious brews for your drinking pleasure. They pride themselves on crafting a variety of year round and seasonal offerings, including their exclusive Brick Mason series.

Banknote Wine Company

Banknote Wine Company

Category: Wine
Url: www.banknotewines.com
Region: USA
Description: Proprietor Pete Nixon combined his two passions, design and wine, to form Banknote Wine Company. Each case features twelve different labels from Pete's personal banknote collection. Banknote Wine Company is a limited-production, hand-crafted wine producer located in the Napa Valley. Banknote is committed to producing the highest quality wines, selected from only the finest vineyards. 

Banshee Wines

Banshee Wines

Category: Wine
Url: www.bansheewines.com
Region: Sonoma County, California
Description: Banshee Wines was founded by three friends from the Midwest and East Coast who shared a passion for wine and a lifelong dream of owning their own winery. The Banshee guys are passionate about creating benchmark wines from California’s iconic vineyards as well as crafting soulful blends that don't break the bank. When they’re not making wine you can find them preparing grand multi-course meals, sabering Champagne bottles, seeking out the nearest swimming hole, or dancing on tabletops.

Bargetto

Bargetto

Category: Wine
Url: www.bargetto.com
Region: USA
Description: The Bargetto winemaking heritage began with brothers Phillip and John Bargetto who emigrated from Castelnuovo Don Bosco, a small town in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. They brought with them years of winegrowing experience when they established Bargetto Winery on the banks of Soquel Creek in California. 

Bonny Doon

Bonny Doon

Category: Wine
Url: www.bonnydoonvineyard.com
Region: United States
Description: While Bonny Doon Vineyard began with the (in retrospect) foolish attempt to replicate Burgundy in California, Randall Grahm realized early on that he would have far more success creating more distinctive and original wines working with Rhône varieties in the Central Coast of California. In 1986 Bonny Doon Vineyard released the inaugural vintage (1984) of Le Cigare Volant, an homage to Châteauneuf-du- Pape, and this continues as the winery’s flagship/starship brand. Since then, Bonny Doon Vineyard has enjoyed a long history of innovation, the first to truly popularize Rhône grapes in California, to successfully work with cryo-extraction for sundry “Vins de Glacière, the first to utilize microbullage in California, the first to popularize screwcaps for premium wines, and, quite significantly, the first to embrace true transparency in labeling with its ingredient labeling initiative.

The Bruery

The Bruery

Category: Beer
Url: www.thebruery.com
Region: Placentia, California
Description: The Bruery is a boutique craft brewery located in Orange County, CA specializing in barrel aged and experimental ales. Founded as a small, friend & family run business in 2008, The Bruery takes its unique moniker from founder Patrick Rue’s family surname.

Bruery Terreux

Bruery Terreux

Category: Beer
Url: www.brueryterreux.com
Region: Orange County, California
Description: Founded on an exciting revitalization of age-old traditions blended with current culture and newly forging practices, Bruery Terreux tells the story of wildly traditional bière™.  Specializing in farmhouse-style wild and sour ales, Bruery Terreux is rustic, traditional, familial, yet innovative and independent in spirit.

Cascade Brewing Barrel House

Cascade Brewing Barrel House

Category: Beer
Url: www.cascadebrewingbarrelhouse.com
Region: Portland, Oregon
Description: Tart, barrel-aged beers are the emerging beer style and Cascade Brewing is a pioneer of the NW style sour beer movement. Cascade Brewing is, by nature, the definition of artisanal brewing: not bound by stylistic guidelines, just their own imagination and the ingredients they can get their hands on.  Pucker up and join the sour revolution!

Clown Shoes

Clown Shoes

Category: Beer
Url: www.clownshoesbeer.com
Region: USA
Description: Something’s happening, and it involves clown shoes and beer. Clown Shoes? It’s a long story, but to condense it a group submitted the name to the Beer Advocate contest that resulted in The Wrath of Pecant. Clown Shoes’ submission didn’t crack the top 5, which then fueled the fire for this team to keep at it. Now they are creating some truly spectacular brews with a mission to produce beer without pretension while being free and a little crazy. 

Cuvaison

Cuvaison

Category: Wine
Url: www.cuvaison.com
Region: Napa Valley, California
Description:  Cooled by fog from the San Pablo Bay, the rolling hills of this certified sustainable estate have produced distinctive Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines for over 30 years. Dedicated to a philosophy of producing vineyard-driven wines, Cuvaison employs block-by-block farming methods and a hand-crafted vineyard-to-bottle winemaking approach. The resulting wines are balanced and complex, showcasing the distinctive characteristics of this cool climate estate.

Don Sebastiani & Sons

Don Sebastiani & Sons

Category: Wine
Url: www.donsebastianiandsons.com
Region: California
Description: To Don Sebastiani and Sons, family is clearly an important aspect of winemaking. While Don Sebastiani and Sons wasn’t founded until 2001, Samuele Sebastiani created a winery in 1904, and started growing the company, as well as the town of Sonoma. Over the years, the winery changed hands many times, but it always stayed within the family. By 2000, the winery was producing eight million cases of wine a year. However, at that time, Don Sebastiani sold many of the assets and kept only the family brand and the Sonoma winery and vineyards. Though he stepped down as CEO and Chairman in 2000, that wasn’t the end for him. In 2001, he and his sons, Donny and August, founded Don Sebastiani and Sons, eventually growing production back up to two million cases annually.

DSWS Wine

DSWS Wine

Category: Wine
Url: http://domaineselect.com/
Region: New York, USA                              Description: Wine and spirits emerged from the intersection of philosophy, art, science and sustenance. As a result, they feature prominently in cultural, political and religious ceremonies and simultaneously play an integral role at the daily table. Domaine Select Wine & Spirits was founded to represent wines and specialized spirits from around the world of the highest quality and which express tremendous character, particular to their origin. DSWS is committed to working as partners with the producers within each portfolio to transmit the passion and personality inside every bottle. 

DuMOL Winery

DuMOL Winery

Category: Wine
Url: www.dumol.com
Region: Russian River Valley, California
Description: DuMOL’s 25 acre sustainably farmed Estate Vineyard is located on an undulating east-facing slope of one of the appellation’s most famous ridgelines. From this classic site and in tandem with some of the coastal area’s finest growers, DuMOL crafts wines that fully capture the aromatics, flavors and textures that exemplify their vineyard sites and varietals character in the purest and most precise form.

Epic Brewing Company

Epic Brewing Company

Category: Beer
Url: www.epicbrewing.com
Region: United States
Description: David Cole and Peter Erickson are the founders and co-owners of Epic Brewing Company. Cole and Erickson, originally from California, started an international aquaculture company in Utah in 1992. In 2008, Utah law changed allowing these two entrepreneurs to pursue their longtime dream of opening a strong beer microbrewery in Utah, like those they frequented in the Golden State. Admittedly, beer geeks, foodies and "Epic" adventure junkies, they share a passion for making and drinking fine ales and lagers. The Epic team has a strong belief in doing everything "all out."

Grayson Cellars

Grayson Cellars

Category: Wine
Url: www.graysoncellars.com
Region: Napa Valley, California
Description: The founders of Grayson believe that they can put their Napa Valley winemaking skills to work to create some of the highest quality wines at the by-the-glass price point. They believe that decades of Napa winemaking experience will allow them to create a better bottle of wine at a great price point.

Hayes Valley

Hayes Valley

Category: Wine
Url: www.hayesvalleywine.com
Region: USA
Description: Located in the northern Central Coast of California, the lore of Hayes Valley extends back to the days of missionaries and the historic El Camino Real. The land was planted with wine grapes in the late 1800’s, but the vineyards eventually succumbed to Prohibition. Hayes Valley Wines are grown and produced at Clos LaChance Estate Vineyards and Winery in California’s Northern Central Coast, which was one of the first 17 certified sustainable wineries in CA. 

Heretic Brewing Company

Heretic Brewing Company

Category: Beer
Url: www.hereticbrewing.com
Region: USA
Description:  Jamil Zainasheff started brewing in 1999, soon thereafter he was winning awards in homebrew competitions. Brewing beers in every style recognized by the Beer Judge Certification Program and winning medals in the finals of the National Homebrew Competition every year since 2002, Jamil embraced his inner heretic and joined Heretic Brewing to push the boundaries of beer flavors. At Heretic Brewing Company Jamil Zainasheff is pushing his passion for beers to a new level and putting his craft in the hands of beer lovers nationwide! 

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery

Category: Beer
Url: www.hoppinfrog.com
Region: Akron, Ohio
Description: Hoppin’ Frog Brewery is a small, hands-on brewery in Akron, Ohio crafting award winning beers in the most flavorful styles.  Hoppin’ Frog brews the highest quality beer with an uncompromising focus on detail, from ingredient selection all the way through the brewing process.

Horny Goat Brewing Co.

Horny Goat Brewing Co.

Category: Beer
Url: www.hornygoatbrewco.com
Region: USA
Description: Horny Goat carefully crafts all of their products so you can have a famously fun time, every time. Horny Goat Brewing Co. embraces aggressiveness, crazy events, unique brews and colorful characters. The name “Horny Goat” was chosen to represent the breweries playful and lighthearted way of life.