Beverage Dynamics

Beverage Dynamics July-Aug 2014

Beverage Dynamics is the largest national business magazine devoted exclusively to the needs of off-premise beverage alcohol retailers, from single liquor stores to big box chains, through coverage of the latest trends in wine, beer and spirits.

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Page 46 of 51 July/August 2014 • Beverage Dynamics 47 GROWTH BRANDS AT WSWA AT THE WSWA CONVENTION IN APRIL, the Beverage Information Group, Beverage Dynamics' parent company, recognized the 2014 Growth Brand Award winners in the wine and spirits categories. Growth Brand Award winners were recognized in four categories: Rising Stars, which must be less than fi ve years old and have exhibited notable growth in the past few years; Fast Track, which must have exceeded 100,000 9-liter cases in 2013, with double-digit growth in each of the past four years; Established Growth, brands moving a minimum of 400,000 9-liter cases, with notable growth in the past few years; and the Comeback awards tier, honoring brands that have rebounded in sales to at least the previous level after a recent decline. The Growth Brand categories are designed to organize the wine and spirit brands demonstrating notable growth in a meaningful, quantifi able way to help retailers, restaurateurs and the industry at large discern existing and emerging trends. The article detailing the Growth Brands for 2014 appeared in the March/April 2014 issue of Beverage Dynamics. The Beverage Information Group honors the suppliers whose wine and spirits brands won Growth Brand Awards this year at the recent WSWA Convention. 1 Charlie Forman, left, Beverage Dynamics' Executive VP and Group Publisher, and Adam Rogers, Senior Research Analyst for the Beverage Information Group serve as co-presenters; 2 Chris Galante, Territory Manager for Suntory-Beam; 3 Barbara Dahl, Sales Director, Constellation Brands; 4 Robert Torkelson, President & COO, Trinchero; 5 Brett Scallan, VP of Marketing, Ste. Michelle; 6 Warren Bogle, President; Ryan Bogle, VP; and Chris Catterton, VP, Sales Marketing, Bogle Vineyards; 7 Gianna Franzia, Marketing Director for Bronco Wine, and Charlie Forman. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

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