Miami, Florida, July 2, 2014 – Mel Dick, President, Wine Division and Senior Vice President, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)—today congratulated Chris John of the Rare Wine Company in Sonoma, California, who was recently awarded the TopNewSomm Trophy and educational scholarship.
Miami, Florida, June 23, 2014 – Mark Krauss, Vice President, Human Resources, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)—today announced the 2014 Southern Scholarship Program recipients. Since the launch of the program in 1999, Southern has awarded more than 340 scholarships to eligible employee children for post-secondary education at an academic, vocational or technical institution. This year, 27 scholarships have been awarded to students across the network:
Miami, June 17, 2014 - Brad Vassar, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor with operations in 35 states, announced today the appointment of John Trainer as Executive Vice President, General Manager–American Liberty Wine & Spirits, effective July 1. Trainer comes to Southern from Pernod Ricard USA (PR USA), where he currently serves as Vice President, General Manager for the Control Markets Division.