The holiday season is here, complete with twinkly lights, gift swaps, and parties galore. No matter your creed, it’s a season of giving. What you choose to bring to your friends, family, and office-wide White Elephant exchange doesn’t have to be frivolous, either. Many highly giftable items do double duty as agents for change in […]
Brothers Daniel and David Kleban started Maine Beer Company armed with a charitable ethos and decisive motto: “Do What’s Right.” The statement appears on Maine Beer packaging, signage, and apparel to this day. “At Maine Beer Company, we try to do things correctly,” Anne Marisic, marketing coordinator at MBC, says.
Dave Pappas insists that, for the sake of full transparency, he is identified as a non-combat veteran of the Persian Gulf War. He stresses that it is an important distinction. Pappas has dedicated his post-service career to veterans. And, as a former active-duty marine, he can understand some of the challenges veterans face while away […]
Those who consider drinking beer a noble act unto itself are not wrong. But community-oriented beer fans will be delighted to learn that a number of brewers are partnering with philanthropic organizations to raise money and awareness for worthy charities. Aiding drug recovery, championing women’s health, and ending food waste are among the causes you […]
The best ideas are formed over a few glasses of wine. Ask Dustin Wilson and Thomas Pastuszak, friends since each held wine director positions at NYC’s Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park and The NoMad restaurants, respectively. During a recent visit to the northern Rhône, Dustin and Thomas were sipping on Syrah when they came upon the […]
The biggest factor behind craft beer’s explosive growth over the past decade is that the vast majority of it is simply better than the beer that preceded it. This pairing of quality and popularity is not nearly as common as it should be: We have 7-and-counting installments of “The Fast and the Furious” because, I […]