Vinexpo 2011: Wine, Business… and a Case of Shin Splints

I returned recently from a whirlwind week in Bordeaux, where I attended both my MBA graduation and Vinexpo. It was all very surreal, especially the chance to reconnect with good friends, colleagues and professors, as well as witness Vinexpo first-hand. In fact, I have so many scattered thoughts on this particular experience that I’m just… Read More Vinexpo 2011: Wine, Business… and a Case of Shin Splints

Fun Fact #8: Rhode Island is the only U.S. state to not ratify the 18th Amendment (Prohibition)

The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages within the U.S. and its territories, including the import/export thereof (though contrary to popular belief, it did not prohibit the purchase or consumption of alcohol). It was proposed by Congress on December 18, 1917 and ratified on January 16,… Read More Fun Fact #8: Rhode Island is the only U.S. state to not ratify the 18th Amendment (Prohibition)