Stateways March-April 2014

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The Beverage Alcohol Merchandising Magazine for Control States Volume 44, No. 2 March/April 2014 10 GROWTH BRANDS StateWays identifi es the fastest- selling wines and spirits in the U.S. By Richard Brandes 34 THE SOPHISTICATED SPIRIT Once a celebrated spirit, always a celebrated spirit. Scotch whisky reemerges with high-end expressions that appeal to the next generation of enthusiasts. By Kate Strandness 28 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE CONTROL STATES Throughout the control states, creating innovative beverage alcohol responsibility campaigns is a key part of serving the public. By Melissa Niksic 41 PLAYING DEFENSE Deterring and detecting retail crime is a serious game of cat and mouse. By Cheryl Ursin 3 StateWays Q Q March/April 2014 StateWays® (ISSN 0279-2133) is published six times per year (January/ February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/ December) by The Beverage Information Group, a division of Specialty Information Media, 17 High St., 2nd Fl., Norwalk, CT 06851. USP Number 944-740, periodical rate postage paid at Norwalk, CT and additional mailing offi ces. Postmaster: Send address changes to StateWays®, PO Box 4290, Port Jervis, NY 12771-1821. Subscriptions: Single copies $8.00. U.S. one year $20. $50 Canada and overseas by surface mail; $130 Air mail to all other countries. All subscriptions payable in U.S. dollars. Payment must accompany order. To subscribe write: StateWays®, PO Box 4290, Port Jervis, NY 12771-1821; or call StateWays customer service number 8 a.m. To 4:30 p.m. CST at 845-856-2229. Customer Service fax (845) 856-5822. Customer Service website Copyright 2014 by The Beverage Information Group, a division of Specialty Information Media, 17 High St., 2nd Fl., Norwalk, CT 06851. Reproduction without the express written consent of the publisher is pro- hibited. Not responsible for return of unsolicited materials. The Beverage Information Group publishes StateWays®, Beverage Dynamics, Cheers®, Wine & Spirits Industry Marketing, Liquor Handbook, Wine Handbook, Beer Handbook, Handbook Advance and Licensed Beverage Fact Book. COMING NEXT ISSUE • NABCA Chairman Profi le • Vodka • Tequila PAGE 10 DEPARTMENTS Editor's Note .................. 4 Dateline ......................... 6 Brand Spotlight ................ 8 Advertisers' Index ......... 49 Products & Packaging .... 50 46 TOP CHARDONNAYS Based upon wine reviews from StateWays' sister publication Beverage Dynamics, here is a list of some of the top Chardonnays cited by the National Retailer Wine Panel. By Richard Brandes PAGE 34 PAGE 28 PAGE 41 StateWays ® StateWays

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