Miami, Fla., January 5, 2015 —
Mel Dick, President of the Wine Division, and Senior Vice President of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc.
(Southern)—the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor with operations in 35 states—announced today the company’s commitment and sponsorship of Women of the Vine
Miami, Florida, December 22, 2014 —
Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern) is proud to congratulate 11 team members who have passed Level 3 certification for sake knowledge in courses, product knowledge and testing offered by the Wine and Spirit Education Trust
(WSET). WSET is considered to be the gold standard in wine education and has grown into the foremost international body in the field of wine and spirits education, with a collection of sought-after qualifications.
Miami, Fla., December 8, 2014 — Lee Hager, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)—the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor with operations in 35 states—announced today the opening of the most technologically advanced facility in the beverage alcohol industry. Located in Union City, California, this is Southern’s second automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) facility—with only a handful in the industry located in North America.
Phoenix, Arizona, December 1, 2014 – Michael Jahn, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Southern Wine & Spirits of Arizona and New Mexico, two divisions of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)—the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor with operations in 35 states—announced a partnership with Stoli Group USA, exclusive U.S. marketers of Stoli® Vodka, during the month of October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Southern Wine & Spirits of Arizona (SWS-AZ) and Stoli® Vodka jointly donated $15,000 to the Don’t be a Chump! Check for a Lump! charity and their Wig Out program—an effort to provide wigs to local Arizona women at risk of losing their hair due to cancer treatments. In announcing the joint donation, Jahn said, “We have all been touched by friends, family members and business colleagues who have been affected by this terrible disease. We at Southern are especially grateful to our friends and partners at Stoli Group USA, and its president Joh ...
Miami, Florida, November 6, 2014 – Wayne E. Chaplin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), announced today that Southern’s National Scholarship Program for the 2015 academic school year is now accepting applications. Since Southern launched the program in 1999, the company has awarded more than 340 scholarships to children of eligible employees for post-secondary education at an academic, vocational or technical institution.