The BBC reports that samples of the world’s oldest beer have been taken in a bid to determine its recipe – and brew it again. In July 2010, a Baltic Sea shipwreck dated between 1800 to 1830 yielded many bottles of what is thought to be the world’s oldest champagne. Five of the bottles later […] [...more]
The World’s Oldest Winery Discovered As if making the oldest known leather shoe wasn‘t enough, a prehistoric people in what‘s now Armenia also built the world’s oldest known winery, a new study says. Undertaken at a burial site, their winemaking may have been dedicated to the dead—and it likely required the removal of any fancy […] [...more]
The board of directors of the Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies, has voted to change the BA’s designation of “small” in its definition of a “craft brewer.” The Association’s board of directors also has revised its bylaws to reflect the change. In the BA’s craft brewer definition, […] [...more]
Carlsberg has sold their interests in the Feldschlosschen Brewery in Dresden, Germany. They have worked hard to protect the jobs of the 172 employees at the brewery and have concluded the sale to Frankfurter Brauhaus. Carlsberg have also sealed an agreement for continued local representation and logistical support through the new owners. The Felschlosschen Brewery […] [...more]
Ed Pilkington, the Global Category Director for Vodka, Gin and Rum at Diageo hosted a conference call for Diageo investors and analysts and conducted a full question and answer session that makes for interesting reading especially if you have an interest in the Rum category in general or in Diageo’s thinking about their competitive advantages. […] [...more]
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
• Take representative samples of vineyard fruit and promptly transport samples to wine laboratory for processing.
• Conduct field sampling in a professional, efficient and courteous manner.
• Monitor the pest/disease status of vineyards, and report the presence of any symptoms (i.e., leafhoppers, mites, mildew, botrytis, etc.).
The Analytical Chemist role is a laboratory based role and will include the following responsibilities: To carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and to implement appropriate safety procedures in the laboratory. Manage (calibration, validation, service/maintenance) key analytical systems within the GBTC laboratory including GC, GC-MS, HPLC, IC and other laboratory based instrumental analysis systems. Develop new methodologies to extend the analytical capability of the GBTC laboratory to support quality improvement and other key business projects and initiatives. Support global QA laboratories with the introduction and ongoing operation of analytical equipment for the measurement of key quality parametersDeliver the Guinness FES Analytical Ring Scheme to meet SLAs Deliver professional training on our key methods to global QA laboratories [...more]
Alcoa Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results July 12, 2010 Highlights: * Income from continuing operations of $137 million or $0.13 per share; net income of $136 million or $0.13 per share. * Revenue of $5.2 billion, a six percent increase from the first quarter of 2010, primarily driven by higher volume. * EBITDA of $724 […] [...more]
MillerCoors, the US joint venture of SABMiller, one of the world’s leading brewers, has tapped into a new use for brewery waste water. The Ohio brewery of MillerCoors brewery teamed up with a company which produces animal feeds from renewable sources to run a full scale trial of an innovative technology which creates a fish […] [...more]
* Perform all installations as assigned and to SWS’s and supplier partner standards
* Make all necessary repairs
* Clean all cocktail machines every two weeks to SWS’s and supplier partner standards
* Report all installation, repair and cleaning work to supervisor in a timely manner.
* Maintain service truck if assigned in a neat and orderly fashion.
* Maintain an inventory of repair parts and cleaning supplies.
* Order supplies as needed with approved purchase order
* Consistently work to build and maintain solid business relationships with customers.
The role will provide specialist design and development capability to support all GSS Malt Distilling processes with particular attention to byproducts operations. You will be part of an integrated Operations function which will require the ability to operate in both functional and cross-functional teams within GSS Malt Distilling. You will drive the identification and delivery of capital expenditure within By-products Operations. You will provide technical input into all commercial targets, work streams and carbon reduction commitments. [...more]
Responsible for setting & implementing the strategic direction to allow delivery of Diageo products on behalf of Australian IMC to all states in AU. A key interface between the AU IMC & APAC Logistics to create value across the entire Supply chain, & deliver exemplary service.-Provide strategic direction, leadership & accountability for the national warehouse & transport network, including 21 Diageo employees. To deliver our products to our consumer & customers, nationally, on time and at its highest quality through effective utilisation of our 3rd Party Logistics Providers. Leverage exceptional relationships with our internal & external customers to deliver world-class performance & to create opportunities for competitive advantage across the distribution operations.Utilise 3PL providers nationally, operating all of the transport requirements & warehousing at the National Distribution Centre. [...more]