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Rum Society Soiree

Alexander Gabriel (second from left), owner and master distiller at Maison Ferrand, and Guillaume Lamy (second from right), vice president Americas for Cognac Ferrand, conducted a rum tasting this month for more than 30 members of the Ohio Rum Society at Denmark on High in Columbus. Also on hand were Garry White (left), bar and food manager for Denmark; Donovan Goebel (center) of the Ohio Rum Society; and Steve Frederick (right), Columbus key account manager for Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

Volunteer Day

Among those participating in the recent Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cincinnati and Dayton Volunteer Day at the Cincinnati Freestore Foodbank are (l-r) Brittany McNear, sales manager; Gracie Corbett, Cincinnati West; Ben Liebman, Cincinnati East; and Bri Owens, Dayton. The SGWS volunteers packed 539 food boxes for needy children.

Zoofari Cocktails

Dana DeCenzo and Nick Bryan of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Ohio are on the serving line of New Amsterdam, Deep Eddy and Elijah Craig cocktails during the recent Zoofari 2019 at the Columbus Zoo.

Barn Bash

Nick Bryan (left), Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits sales representative, and Tammy Slebodnik, SGWS Bacardi USA ambassador, serve up Bacardi 4 Rum Punch during last month’s Bash at the Bar at the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus.

Bourbon Battle

Taking in last month’s launch of the “USBG Lux Row Distillers Bourbon Battle” cocktail competition at Porco Tiki Lounge in Cleveland are (l-r) Greg Petrella, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Ohio portfolio manager; Tim Alexis, SGWS sales director Northern Ohio; Tom Preslan, SGWS sales representative; Stefan Was, owner of Porco; and Erin Stanek, SGWS key account manager.

Helping The House

Taylor Allen, Jim Beam account specialist, mixes a cocktail at the Effen Vodka Bloody Mary bar she organized at a recent fundraiser for The Ronald McDonald House of Columbus at Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center. Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Ohio also donated a stocked bar cart as the event’s main raffle prize, fetching a top bid of $3,200.

Marathon Margaritas

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Ohio Key Account Manager Steve Frederick (left) and Senior Key Account Manager Rob Womeldorph are on hand to serve Patron Margaritas to runners in the recent Cap City Marathon in Columbus.

Opening Day

Helping Southern Ohio Tito’s and RNDC kick off the Cincinnati Reds’ 2019 season are (front, l-r) Mitch Geers and Tiffany Stenger of RNDC, (middle) Melissa Fisher and Justin Tavares of RNDC, Courtney Koenig of Tito’s, Kristin Cornette of RNDC, (back) Rachel Jensen of RNDC, Hannah Southern of Tito’s and Cara Bolger of RNDC.

Yuengling Family

Yuengling Family

Gearing up for a yearlong celebration of D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc.’s 190th anniversary are (l-r) Debbie Yuengling, Wendy Yuengling, Sheryl Yuengling, Jennifer Yuengling and Dick Yuengling.

Job Well Done

Stephanie Yanky (left) from N. Joy Promotions thanks a happy customer who sampled and purchased the Quietman Traditional Irish whiskey during a recent sampling of Luxco products, which also included Minor Case sherry cask finished rye and Yellowstone Select bourbon, at Riser Foods, Agency 906, in Westlake.