RICHMOND, Va. — A new downtown brewery is in the works, as a veteran of the local wine and finance industries is laying the seeds for the venture with a nearly $1 million capital raise.
Belbridge Brewing Co., an in-development brewery by Mike Escobar, has opened a $975,000 fundraising round, according to SEC documents.
Escobar, a senior consultant at The Fahrenheit Group and a finance executive at local wine importer Winebow Group, said he’s been working on Belbridge for about 1 ½ years, and seeks a location for the brewery.
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