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Long Island W&L Salesmen’s Club Visits AHRC Nassau Campus

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

The Long Island Wine & Liquor Salesmen’s Club recently visited the Children’s Education Center & Autism Program on AHRC Nassau’s Brookville campus. Club members toured the school with 2012 Golf Outing Man of the Year, Vincent Fyfe, who is president of the UFCW Local 2D representing over 1,500 wine and spirits sales representatives in Metro ... read more>

Jersey National/Capitol Announce Annual Sales Awards

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Jersey National/Capitol, a division of Fedway Associates, announced Raymond Pasqualone as the 2011 Salesperson of the ... read more>

Tequila Avión Celebrates Giants’ Super Bowl Win

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

On February 7th, Tequila Avión sponsored the official dinner at Abe & Arthur’s and after-party at SL, celebrating the New York Giants’ win in Super Bowl XLVI. Many Giants attended, including hosts Ahmad Bradshaw, Brandon Jacobs, Eli Manning and Terrell Thomas. Swizz Beats performed a special DJ set as ... read more>

Southern and Beam Teams Gather for Beam Innovations Meeting

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Larry Romer of Southern Wine & Spirits and Carlo Coppola of Beam helped kick off a MNY salesforce event covering Beam Innovations on February 16th. They recognized great MNY sales results for the Beam portfolio in 2011, and presented two awards for outstanding performance regarding 2011 innovation. The meeting highlighted 25 key Beam brands being ... read more>

TTB Chief Counsel Tobiassen Announces Retirement

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Rob Tobiassen has announced his retirement effective the end of March 2012. He has had a long and distinguished career, spanning more than 34 years. Mr. Tobiassen started his Federal service with our predecessor agency, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) in 1978, in Washington, D.C. From 1985 to 1988, he served in ... read more>

WSWA Announces Lifetime Leadership and Sidney Frank Award Recipients

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Vern Underwood, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Young’s Market Company, LLC, and Mark Brown, CEO of Sazerac Company, Inc. are the winners of the 2012 Wholesaler Lifetime Leadership and Sidney Frank Awards, respectively. The awards are given annually by the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) and the WSWA Educational Foundation. Both ... read more>

Governor Cuomo Proposes Aid for Beer, Wine Makers

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has drafted two bills he says will provide a boon to the state’s beer and wine industries. Under the first bill, the state would create a new licensing system for breweries, allowing those that meet specific requirements to be classified as “farm breweries.” This new classification, achieved by making beer almost entirely ... read more>

State of the Wine-Drinking Nation: General Outlook for U.S. is Good, With Some Caveats

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Few industries have enjoyed the robust growth that wine has experienced over the past two decades. According to Wine Market Council (WMC), the forecast is still mostly sunny, albeit with a few clouds gathering. Representatives of the council brought their annual presentation to New York City in late January, and gave a packed house plenty ... read more>

Talkin Tech: Supporting the Mobile Co-Pilot

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

In the build-up to the holiday season last year there was a lot of excitement about social commerce and how Facebook’s enormous user base was going to become a new force in the season’s retail business. Once the dust settled however, it turned out that social media didn’t have quite the direct impact some had ... read more>

New Products & Promotions: March 2012 Edition

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

BELVEDERE ADDS ZEST TO PORTFOLIO Belvedere Vodka has a new addition to its Macerated collection—Lemon Tea. Lemon Tea is distilled with eight exceptional ingredients including black and green teas, ginger, chamomile, lemongrass, honey and lemon. The result is a fresh, vibrant vodka, ideal for adding to iced tea or lemonade for an easy cocktail. SRP: ... read more>
 
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