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BEVERAGE MEDIA
May 2013
Beverage Media Metro New York Volume 89, No 5
(ISSN 053900)
Published monthly by Beverage Media Group, Inc., 152 Madison Avenue, Suite 600,
New York, NY, 10016. Telephone: (212) 571-3232 FAX Number (212) 571-4443. Periodi-
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FEATURES
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BAR TALK:
STAY THE NIGHT
San Diego’s Jeff Josenhans,
of US Grant Hotel, shows off
his flair for the bold.
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SOMM SEZ: GLASS ACT
John Duncan of Bonterra in
Charlotte, NC, manages a
dynamic wine program.
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CHILEAN SAUVIGNON
BLANC: THE
GOLDILOCKS WHITE
Cool climate breeds balanced,
food-friendly style.
70
GERMANY’S
WINE BUFFET
Tired of their sweet American
image, German producers
broaden their offerings.
76
TASTING CORNER:
BARBERA & DOLCETTO
Piedmont’s everyday reds are
better (and more vital) than ever.
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INDUSTRY WATCH:
Value’s new toolbox
84
ULTIMATE SPIRITS
2013 Ultimate Spirits Challenge
Chairman’s Trophy Winners
COLUMNS
86
TALKIN’ TECH
88
KNOW THE LAW
96
AROUND TOWN
111
EVENTS CALENDAR
112
NEWSFRONT
114
APPOINTMENTS
117
SCOREBOARD
PRICELISTS
2A
PHONE DIRECTORY
4A
LIQUOR BRAND INDEX
35A
WINE BRAND INDEX
66A
BEER BRAND INDEX
MAY
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Chairman
William Slone
Chief Executive Officer
Jason Glasser
President
Michael Roth
Chief Operating Officer
Jody Slone-Spitalnik
Director, Information Technology
Peter Williams
EDITORIAL
Senior Editor
Kristen Bieler
Managing Editor
W. R. Tish
Associate Editor
Cara Mcilwaine
Contributing Editors
Dale DeGroff, David Lincoln
Ross, Mary Ewing-Mulligan
MW, Keven Danow, Jeffery
Lindenmuth, Brandy Rand,
Ed McCarthy, Alia Akkam,
Jean K. Reilly MW
ART & DESIGN
Art Director
Larry Lee
Designers
Josue Romero
Jeff Tsui
TECHNOLOGY & WEB
eCommerce Director
Ian Griffith /
eCommerce Manager
James Laurenti
Online Web Programming and
Support Manager
Vali Balescu
Web Programmer
Aurelian Branescu
Web Design and Implementation
James Romaine, Sri Borra
Wholesaler System Development
Charles Duffy
Systems Engineer
Tom Levison
Content Manager
Kevin Duffy
eCommerce Project Development
Andrew Hammond, Marla
Priest, Eric Lawrence Brown
Product Analysts
Ian Tjornhom, Kenneth Graff
PRINT & PRODUCTION
Print Services Manager
Lee Stringham
410.519.7034
Wholesaler Production
Joan Mailloux, Ivette Delgado,
Jeff Martin, Maria Rodriguez,
Gina Quesada
ADVERTISING & MARKETING
212.571.3232
National & Regional Ad Sales
Jody Slone-Spitalnik / ext. 101
Marketing & Business
Development
Lauren Howery / ext. 103
Sales Promotion Manager
Jessica Roszkowiak / ext. 117
OPERATIONS
Circulation
Sylvia Prince
Finance & Accounting
Seth Niessen
Randye Benvenisti
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WINES OF CHILE
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