Tag Archives: Montana

• Bad Barley Crop Probably Won’t Affect 2015 Beer Prices. Phew.

Bad Barley Crop Probably Won’t Affect 2015 Beer Prices. Phew.

Problems with the 2014 malt barley crop in the western United States have resulted in the worst year for malting production in the nation, but beer drinkers likely won’t have to shell out an extra couple dollars for their favorite brews. Much of the nation’s large-scale brewing is done in the Midwest, says Collin Watters […]

• Lioco Wine Meets Ammo

Lioco Wine Meets Ammo

Once you’ve been in Los Angeles, you are bound to acquire a certain insider knowledge. You know that the stars mostly do NOT shop on Rodeo, but on Robertson or Montana. You know that they don’t really eat every night at Spago or even some new awesome place like Faith & Flower downtown. They have […]

• French liquor giant chooses Sydney as wine base

PERNOD Ricard is to consolidate its global wine operations, including the Jacob’s Creek brand, into a single business based in Sydney. The new structure, to be known as Premium Wine Brands, will also house New Zealand’s Brancott Estate, which was formerly known as Montana, as well as Spain’s Campo Viejo and Argentinian wine brand Graffigna. […]

• Rare herb the key to absinthe production. World absinthe authority starts own distillery.

Rare herb the key to absinthe production. World absinthe authority starts own distillery.

A happenstance discovery of wormword growing wild near their rural Kalispell (Montana) home was a key factor in Julie and Joe Legate’s venture into the world of distilling. Wormwood is a necessary ingredient in the distillation of absinthe that the Legates had heard and learned about and then became intrigued with. They’ve been involved in […]