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Uncle Nearest Announces $50 Million Venture Fund To Invest In Minority-Founded And Owned Spirit Brands

Launch of Fund Coincides with the 100th Anniversary of the Destruction of Black Wall Street Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, the fastest-growing American whiskey brand in U.S. history and the most-awarded Bourbon of 2019 and 2020 worldwide, announced the formation of … Continue reading

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Diversity and Inclusion Event Grants Program Returns After COVID-19 Hiatus

The Brewers Association opens in new window (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers—has reinstated its grant program that funds local and regional events that thoughtfully and intentionally foster a more diverse and inclusive craft beer community. … Continue reading

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Templeton Distillery Launches Entrepreneur’s Grant Program And 10 Year Reserve Rye Whiskey

Three Small Businesses to be Awarded $10,000 by Iowan Celebrities and Business Leaders Templeton Distillery is proud to announce the launch of the Templeton Distillery Entrepreneur’s Grant program, which will award three small businesses $10,000 each. The grants are designed to help … Continue reading

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City Brew Tours Awards Three 2021 Scholarship Recipients

City Brew Tours (CBT), an award-winning curator of craft beer tours and experiences in North America, has awarded its 2021 Talent on Tap Scholarships to three women with unique backgrounds who are devoted to furthering their beer education. The Talent … Continue reading

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The 2021 International Winemakers Summit Honors the Contributions of Diverse Winemakers Around the World

Winemaking is a centuries-old profession originating in Old World France and yet, in 2021 little is still known about the rapidly increasing growth of diversity in the industry. With an estimated 80,000 wineries worldwide, the U.S. is 4th in the … Continue reading

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