Virgil Gamache Farms is a leading hop grower in Toppenish in the Yakima Valley 1990’s when a chance discovery of some ‘wild’ hops saw the introduction of Amarillo hops to the beer world.
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Eric Desmarais takes us through CLS farms’ history and his family’s connection to the land as well as the ways in which they have made the business more sustainable as both a farm and as an employer through a progressive agronomic approach, cutting-edge harvesting facilities and processing hops.
As part of the 2019 northern hemisphere hop harvest, Matt and Pete went with Bintani to the US to make their final selections from the autumn crops. While there they made a visit to the Portland HQ of Indi Hops.
In this episode we chat with Ruth Leary, regional sales manager for Fermentis. We chat about her career and experiences joining a very male-dominated industry in the early 2000s
With Kegstar announcing it is ready to roll out scan-free keg tracking, we use this opportunity to catch up with Kevin Dinn and Andrew Higginbotham and learn about what they’re doing and what’s possible, and what’s likely in the smart keg space.
Colonial was one of the first small breweries to partner with a major football team when they teamed up with Essendon. Here, marketing manager Jenna Godley shares her insights from the world of sport and describes how they can be applied to craft beer marketing.
Talks have started with the European Union over the use of geographical indications in beer. Intellectual property lawyer James Omond is an expert on the topic and shares his thoughts on all things related to trademark in beer.
Axel Jany is an international customer consultant for Weyermann but also a beer sommelier. We chat about German beer culture, how it is facing the challenges of the hop-driven craft beer wave, naming conventions and whether Berliner Weisse is an appropriate style name for a beer brewed other than in Berlin.
In this episode we chat with accountant Maria Pearman whose BrewCon presentation was on the proper costing for beer. Maria is a CPA with a professional understanding of the running of breweries.
This week, thanks to Bintani, we chat with Rodenbach’s Rudi Ghequire. Rodenbach has long been the darling of beer enthusiasts with Rudi at the helm as the modern day father of sour beer.