Eighteen Twenty vs. Bluet Maine

Episode Two: September 24

Greenlight Maine / Season Two

Sponsored by Day's Jewelers

The Presenters

Amanda O'Brien
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Pete Dubuc
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eighteen twenty wines is a company in Portland, Maine that makes wine with Maine-sourced rhubarb. The rhubarb for the varieties of wine is grown by Maine farmers. There is no grape involved in our wine-making process. We celebrate Maine, farmers, and drinking good wine with good people. Cheers!
Michael Terrien
Partner (Pic 1)
Eric Martin
Winemaker / Partner (Pic 2)
Bluet is Maine’s first premier sparkling wine made from wild blueberries. Winemaker Michael Terrien and partner Eric Martin make Bluet in Jefferson, Maine, in the Méthode Champenoise tradition, creating a wine that is naturally bubbly, dry, and served as an apéritif or mixed in a cocktail. Since 2014, some 3000 bottles of Bluet has been sold in stores and restaurants across Maine, earning praise from local restaurateurs and national critics.

The Judges

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Kathy Corey
Kathy Corey is Owner as well as Vice President of Merchandising and Personnel for Day’s Jewelers 6 stores in Maine and New Hampshire. She along with her husband Jeff Corey and brother-in-law Jim Corey, purchased Day’s Jewelers in 1987, when the Davidsons, the original owners, had only 1 Day’s Jewelers store left from what was once a 22 store chain. Kathy is very active with serving on boards, both in her community and statewide. She has three grown adult children, one of whom currently works in the family business.

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Mary Allen Lindemann
Mary Allen Lindemann is the Co-owner/Community Builder of Coffee By Design (CBD); a Maine owned and operated specialty coffee roastery/retailer, which she co-founded with her partner, Alan Spear, in Portland, Maine in 1994. Committed to changing the world, one cup of coffee at a time, CBD has five coffeehouses and a micro roastery, which provides customers with sustainably sourced, craft roasted coffee. In addition to serving some of the world’s finest coffee, Coffee By Design is committed to running a sustainable business dedicated to the arts, the environment, and social change – both here in Maine as well as around the world at origin where they buy their coffee.

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Luke Livingston
Luke Livingston grew up in the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine community and decided to return home after attending Clark University in Worcester, MA, where he received a BA in Communications & Culture in 2007. Livingston developed an obsession with craft beer and began brewing his own from his college dormitory. An obsession that led to the successful online beer journal, BlogAboutBeer.com, which he authored for nearly four years. After losing his mother, Barbara, to breast cancer in January 2009, Livingston took the leap of faith to sell BlogAboutBeer.com, leave his day job, and publish a business plan that would later become Baxter Brewing Company. Luke is an excellent juggler, a big baseball fan and plays lots of disc sports. Livingston serves on the Boards of Directors for Portland, Maine-based PROPEL and the Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council (LAEGC). He was named one of Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Most Influential Entrepreneurs of 2011. His favorite beer styles are porters and stouts. Sorry ladies, he’s married to the Business “Hoperations” Manager, Chelsea.
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