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

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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.

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Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of Ohio, winners of the Three-Year Consistency Golden Bar Awa ...

Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of Ohio, winners of the Three-Year Consistency Golden Bar Award. (Photo: Business Wire)

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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