FILED JULY 31, 2015"In a move that will expand its footprint outside of Oregon and Washington, Columbia Distributing today announced it will purchase all assets of Mesa Beverage Co. based in Santa Rosa, California," Columbia announced today. Mesa represents a portfolio of more than 30 international, national and local beer, energy and water suppliers. The transaction is expected to close on October 31, 2015.
FILED JULY 31, 2015So you editor has been traveling lately. I've been to London, New York, Germany, Austin…… and the question wherever I go is: When or if is Boston Beer's Jim Koch retiring? Is he going into politics? Is his wife so rich and hot that he'll retire and just hang with her? Will he die? The answer, of course, is no. He will never die. And it doesn't appear he's going to crank out a rocking chair and just chillax.