Grain and hops are joining grapes and tannins at one of the region’s biggest wineries.
The owners of Crazy Rooster Brewing Co. expected their grand opening to include pints being passed across a bar, not being handed through car windows. Such is life as the region’s newest beer maker in the age of coronavirus.
The brewery has sold its other Ownby Lane property to Spy Rock, which plans upwards of 200 residences on the surrounding parcels. And Hardywood says the extra cash will help it weather the coronavirus storm.
“We have to ensure that we don’t get into a toilet paper situation.”
Feel like you could use a drink in these most unusual times? The region’s breweries are working to make sure you’ll be able to get one, though taprooms across the area are closing.
With public health concerns surrounding the coronavirus hitting the food and beverage industry particularly hard, a campaign from a Richmond ad agency is looking to help area restaurants and breweries stay afloat by bringing them revenue from a distance.
It was always going to be a long road leading Bell’s Brewery’s beers back to Virginia taps and shelves, but that process looks likely to drag on well into 2020.
One of Manchester’s biggest mixed-use projects has landed its first commercial tenant in a local coffee shop.
A company that provides the bottles and cans for many local breweries and wineries is moving into its new home in Hanover, and getting a seven-figure housewarming gift from investors.
The tower would rise on the site of an existing gas station in the heart of VCU, while the Ownby project will take shape around the original location of Hardywood brewery.