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Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Presented with Nine Awards at Diageo’s Annual Golden Bar Awards

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 9:00 am EDT

@SGWineSpirits presented with nine Awards at Diageo’s Annual Golden Bar Awards @Diageo_News

MIAMI & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer’s”)—the largest North American wine and spirits distribution company— today announced that its Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits dedicated selling division, representing Diageo across 12 open and 17 control states, was awarded nine Golden Bar Awards at Diageo’s 15th annual Golden Bar Awards, which took place in Las Vegas earlier this month.

The Golden Bar Awards are presented to distributors demonstrating excellence in sales, marketing, and the promotion of responsible drinking. Southern Glazer’s Coastal-Pacific won nine awards out of a total of 16 awards, including the prestigious and coveted Three-Year Consistency Golden Bar Award, won by Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of Ohio.

“As a result of our consistent, outstanding performance, Southern Glazer’s has been able to grow its partnership with Diageo to 29 dedicated states since the partnership began in 2002,” said Gerry Rivero, Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of America. “Being recognized in front of our peers is affirmation of Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits’ standing as a best-in-class selling organization.”

The national awards presented to Southern Glazer’s include:

  • Three-Year Consistency Award: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of Ohio
  • Multicultural Excellence Award: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of North Carolina
  • Innovation Launch Award: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of California
  • On-Premise Excellence Award: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of North Carolina
  • Baileys: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of Nebraska
  • Cîroc: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of Florida
  • Johnnie Walker Black Label: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of New Hampshire
  • Reserve Brands: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of Florida
  • Crown Royal: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of Ohio

In total, 16 Golden Bar statuettes, 15 made of gold and one of platinum, were awarded to spirits distributors. Each statuette weighs eight pounds, stands more than a foot tall, and is produced by Society Awards, the company that produces The Emmy's®, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

About Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is North America’s largest wine and spirits distributor, and the preeminent data insights company for alcoholic beverages. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean, and employs more than 20,000 team members. Southern Glazer’s urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information visit www.southernglazers.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits and on Facebook at Facebook.com/SouthernGlazers.

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Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of Ohio, winners of the Three-Year Consistency Golden Bar Award. (Photo: Business Wire)
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Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC
Cindy Haas
Senior Director, Public Relations
Office: (305) 625-4171, ext. 1166
Mobile: (786) 498-7640
Email: cynthia.haas@sgws.com
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Jennifer Hanlon
Senior Communications Specialist
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Email: jennifer.hanlon@sgws.com

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