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Adam Firestone

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Adam Firestone
Born
🏳️ NationalityAmerican
💼 Occupation
Entrepreneur
📆 Years active  1996 - Current
Co-founder, Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Adam Firestone is an American entrepreneur and co-founder of the Firestone Walker Brewing Company. He is the son of Brooks Firestone and great-great grandson of Harvey Firestone, who founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.[1][2] Firestone served in the Marines from 1984 through 1991, before practicing law in Santa Barbara.[3] In 1994 he began serving as president of Firestone Vineyards.[4] Firestone partnered with his brother-in-law David Walker to found the Firestone Walker Brewing Company in on his family's vineyard in the Santa Ynez Valley in 1996.[5][6] Firestone partnered with Ruben Dominguez in 1999 to create Jarhead Wine Company which raises money for the Marine Corps Scholarship Fund.[7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. Schaefer, Dennis (October 23, 2007). "Why Firestone Vineyard Was Sold: Adam Firestone Opens Up". Appellation America. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  2. Selvin, Molly (August 18, 2007). "Family Sells Firestone Vineyard". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  3. Leslie, Kaytlyn (February 5, 2015). "Adam Firestone Stresses Endurance at Top 20 Under 40 Awards Luncheon". The Tribune. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  4. Gordon, Jim (August 17, 2007). "Firestone's Perspective on the Deal". Wines and Vines. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  5. Brooks, Jay (March 3, 2014). "Brooks on Beer: Firestone Walker is Paso Robles' King of Beer". Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  6. "Brews Brothers: Firestone Walker Marks 20 Years in Business, Wins Brewerey of the Year Award". Atascadero News. November 18, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  7. Fuentes, Gidget. "Jarhead Red: A Wine Marines Can Call Their Own". Marine Corps News. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  8. Saglie, Gabe (November 13, 2014). "By Marines, For Marines: Firestones Release New "Jarhead" Wines Amidst Son's Return From Deployment". Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  9. Norbom, Mary Ann (November 6, 2014). "Jarhead Wine Company Celebrates Local Veterans". Santa Ynez Valley News. Retrieved January 24, 2017.

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