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Interview, Part 1: Bill Silver, President, New Markets, CannaCraft

Bill Silver was formerly Dean of the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University, where he played a key role in establishing the Wine Business Institute and its Wine Spectator Learning Center as training grounds for the next generation of wine industry leadership. Early last year, Silver transitioned to the cannabis industry, joining Santa Rosa-based producer and distributor CannaCraft. As the company’s president, new markets, Silver is focused on growing the business as it navigates the complex landscape of the newly regulated cannabis industry. SND executive editor Daniel Marsteller recently caught up with Silver to get an update on those efforts. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 28, 2019

Craft Brewers Branch Into Cannabis Drinks

As cannabis marketers look to appeal to consumer groups wary of the traditional delivery method of smoking, drinkable forms of cannabis have become a hotbed of innovation. Perhaps unsurprisingly, craft brewers have been at the forefront. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 9, 2019

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 4, 2018

•California’s Lagunitas Brewing Co., owned by Heineken, is laying off more than 100 employees, equal to 12% of its workforce, mostly at its Petaluma headquarters in Sonoma County. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 4, 2018

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 11, 2017

•As the Chicago Cubs have battled in the post-season playoffs this month, their fans have noticed a sudden change in beverage choices at Wrigley Field. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 11, 2017

Heineken Snaps Up Remaining 50% Stake In Lagunitas

Heineken N.V. has fully acquired Lagunitas Brewing Co., two years after purchasing a 50% stake in the California craft brewer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 5, 2017

MillerCoors Takes Control Of California’s Saint Archer

Tenth and Blake, MillerCoors’ craft and import division, has acquired a majority interest in San Diego’s Saint Archer Brewing Company for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 11, 2015

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