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Beer City: These Women Are at the Forefront of Asheville’s Explosive Fermentation Industry

Asheville is known as Beer City, the Land of the Sky, and even now as Music City according to Rolling Stone. But could this Blue Ridge Mountains tourism hotspot and Beer City champion—home to more than 30 local breweries, a sake brewery, ginger brewery, urban winery and several cideries—soon earn the nickname Ferment City? A …

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5 Things Your Coworkers Don’t Want to Hear You Talk About

“The blended work-life world is here to stay,” declares MetLife’s 2019 annual U.S. employee benefit trends study, “Thriving in the New Work-Life World.” Remote work is ubiquitous, and employees want to feel like they are treated as individuals, with benefits addressing the needs they have in their own lives. And having a workplace “where coworkers …

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Once Upon a Time in…China

Variety reports Quentin Tarantino won’t re-cut his latest film, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” to accommodate Chinese censors, all but assuring the production will never be shown (legally, at least) in the world’s second-largest movie market. The buddy pic, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt and pays homage to 1960s Hollywood, was expected …

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Smart Kitchens Need Smarter Ideas to Solve Real Problems

In one of the opening presentations at this month’s Smart Kitchen Summit in Seattle, the annual conference that brings together people working at the intersection of food and technology, Beth Altringer of the Flavor Genome Project at Harvard divided the idea of improving kitchen time into two categories. The idea—theoretically—behind much of the technology looking …

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Dom Pérignon’s Latest Harvest Looks Beyond Producing the Next Vintage and Adjusts to the Climate Crisis

Change is not usually a welcome concept among French winemakers. (Just look at how long it took natural wine to catch on in Burgundy.) That mentality is rooted even deeper among some of the oldest châteaux in the country, which have been producing wine consistently for hundreds of years. But climate change has, well, changed …

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Michelob Was Really Early to This Whole Marketing ‘Beer as Wellness’ Trend

When Anheuser-Busch first rolled out Michelob Ultra across the U.S. in 2002, the pitch to the nation’s weight watchers was simple: Sip this beer if you want to ditch carbs. At 95 calories and 2.6 carbs per serving, Michelob Ultra became the first major beer brand to put one of the diet industry’s then most-prominent …

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HED: raceAhead

Here is your week in review, in haiku. A good idea it once seemed! So long ago to make poetry of headlines, short workof the news, not to make light of the times but to lighten the times. But when the headlines themselves are Onionesque — but not in that “good” way — then maybe …

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