Corie Brown

Guest Writer

Corie Brown is a co-founder and general manager of Zester Media, an award-winning destination for food, wine, and travel enthusiasts. A former editor and writer with the Los Angeles Times, Corie was West Coast entertainment correspondent with Newsweek and a columnist for Premiere Magazine. On staff with BusinessWeek in Boston and other McGraw-Hill publications in New York City and Washington, D.C., she has written about energy, the environment and healthcare. She is a frequent contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine and the author of Start Your Own Microbrewery, Distillery, and Cidery (Entrepreneur Press, June 2015).

 

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Radicals & Visionaries

Tipping Point: Is It Time to Rethink Gratuity in Restaurants?

There's a growing movement to eliminate gratuities for servers. What does this mean for the restaurant world?
Food Delivery

Is the U.S. Still Hungry for Meal Delivery Services?

Meal kits have taken off in a big way. But are there too many cooks in the kitchen?
Food Businesses

Can Established Food Brands Stomach a Change in Customer Demands?

When food giants acquire small brands, the results are a mixed bag.
Food Businesses

Why VCs Are Devouring Food Startups

Investments in food ventures are heating up. Here's what's making investors bite.
Craft Breweries

Is Craft Beer as Close to a Sure Thing as an Entrepreneur Can Get?

The benefits and drawbacks of starting a craft brewery explained
Craft Breweries

Don't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Brewing Together Works Better in the Craft Beer Industry

Craft brewers' cooperative thinking fosters a spirit of collaboration and creates a powerful bloc that shows steady growth.
Starting a Business

How This Craft Cidery Got Off the Ground

Learn how to get a craft cidery up and running from a startup that's been there.
Starting a Business

How We Launched a Successful Distillery

This startup story shows how to get a craft distillery off the ground.
Starting a Business

How We Started Our Brewery

This real-life startup story details what it really takes to get a craft brewing brand up and running.
Starting a Business

How to Brand and Advertise Your Craft Beverage Startup

Set yourself apart from the craft crowd by determining exactly who you are and how you'll market your business.
Starting a Business

Craft Brewers: This Is What Your Customers Want

Knowing who's buying craft beers will help you market to your target audience.
Starting a Business

Starting Your Own Brewery? Here's Your Legal Primer.

Find out what legal hoops you'll need to jump through before starting a craft brewing business.
Starting a Business

The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery

Find out what legal hoops you'll need to jump through in your state before starting a craft alcoholic beverage business.
Starting a Business

Starting a Craft Beer Company? 10 Industry-Specific Tips for Writing a Mission Statement.

Answer these key questions, then follow the expert advice for determining the mission behind your craft beverage startup.
Starting a Business

6 Secrets for Success in the Craft Beer Industry

Before you get started, review these requirements and advice.
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