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Tag Archives: Pomona College

• Wineries Growing the Bitcoin Ecosystem

Wineries Growing the Bitcoin Ecosystem

Serving up bottles of select vine varieties, Picnic Wine Co. was the first winery dedicated to selling wine exclusively for bitcoin. Emblazoned on their bitcoinwine.com homepage, a prominently displayed mission statement reads, “Let’s stay in Bitcoin, shall we? The bigger the ecosystem grows, the fewer reasons to go back and forth between fiat . . […]

• Cathy Corison – SF Chronicle’s Winemaker of the Year 2011

Cathy Corison – SF Chronicle’s Winemaker of the Year 2011

The trampoline did it. In 1972, wanting to use her skills from the diving team, a Pomona College undergrad named Cathy Corison offered an extracurricular trampoline course. The signup sheet next to hers was for a wine class taught by John Haeger, then a professor and now a Bay Area writer. On a lark, she […]