Wednesday November 17 2021 - #Wine #SupplyChain #Glass #IronHeart #canning #Snoop #MarthaStewart #Bestbreweries #BBCO

Today I already had an Incantations (2021) right at 180 Flynn Ave, Burlington, VT - the location of Burlington Beer Company - beer profile at

From Argentina to California, the wine industry is currently facing an acute glass shortage that is hurting small wineries particularly and forcing larger ones to think about the supply chain and ordering next years glass now. American Vintners have been struggling for decades. Tarrifs made some overseas options too costly and so they’ve been ordering glass from South America - where one of the producers had a fire a few months ago, putting pressure on the others to try and ramp up production. Delays hurt small producers who have been putting current wine into bladders to make room for this year’s wine, some just bottled last years wines in August.

Manchester, NH based Iron Heart Canning has just expanded, this time into the Minnesota Craft Market. The mobile beverage packager serving breweries, cideries, wineries, distilleries, co-packing facilities, and non-alcoholic producers, announced that it has acquired NorthStar Mobile Canning and the mobile canning operations of Lagersmith Canning Co., who were both serving the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota craft beverage market. Iron Heart now operates more than 75 canning lines across 26 states, throughout New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the Southeast, the Midwest, and now the Upper Midwest

And who is the last person I’d expect to have a list of the best breweries, but does? Martha Stewart, yeah Snoop Dog’s buddy Martha! From Maui Brewing Company in Maui, Hawaii, SLO Brew in San Lis Obispo, CA to Brewery Ommegang in Coopertown, NY it’s a pretty decent list!

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