Category Archives: News and Other Happenings

Bay Area Chef Launches Black Culinary Collective

The West Oakland collective offers community empowerment, engagement, and mentorship for emerging Black culinary entrepreneurs In partnership with the Oakland Black Business Fund (OBBF) and Oakstop Alliance, Bay Area business owner Reign Free has launched the Black Culinary Collective to provide a creative, collaborative, and … Continue reading

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McBride Sisters Collection, Inc. Announces #YESSHECAN2021

The McBride Sisters’ non-profit, the McBride Sisters SHE CAN Fund, will dedicate its 2021 efforts to support professional women in the fields of hospitality, wine & spirits, and finance. On International Women’s Day, Robin and Andréa McBride, owners of the … 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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Specialty Food Association To Hold Fancy Food Show September 27-29, 2021

Modified Version of Summer Fancy Food Show Set for Javits Center, New York City The Specialty Food Association (SFA) has scheduled its sole in-person trade show for 2021. Set for September 27-29, it will be known as the Fancy Food Show … Continue reading

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Glancy Wine Education Foundation Announces Game-Changing Donation from Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation

The $100,000 contribution will fund scholarships for more than 30 students in need. The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce a charitable contribution in the amount of $100,000 from the Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation to provide financial aid to disadvantaged and minority … Continue reading

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