Blue Ridge Spirits & Wine Marketing Announces Sales Partnership with Award-Winning Premium Spirits Brands
Coppercraft Distillery and Jos. A. Magnus & Co. set to expand distribution under agreement
ATLANTA, GA, June 4, 2019 – Blue Ridge Spirits & Wine Marketing, Coppercraft Distillery, and Jos. A. Magnus & Co. today announced a partnership to further the growth of the award-winning spirits brands across the U.S. Blue Ridge Spirits & Wine Marketing, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, will manage distribution rollouts for the two brands, as well as relationships with key accounts and distributors. The company will also be responsible for working closely with the teams to develop and execute brand marketing strategies.
“Both Coppercraft Distillery and Jos. A. Magnus & Co. have great potential,” said Carlos Carreras, CEO of Blue Ridge Spirits & Wine Marketing. “We’re very excited about the quality of their whiskies and their potential for growth nationwide.”
Coppercraft Distillery was founded in Holland, MI, in 2012, and was one of the first licensed distillers in the state. The brand has received numerous awards for the quality of its spirits. Its Straight Bourbon Whiskey recently garnered the highest score among a field of 200 spirits at the USA Spirits Ratings competition. Coppercraft was also selected as the Michigan Bourbon Distillery of the Year at the 2018 New York International Spirits Competition. Coppercraft is currently available across the State of Michigan. Blue Ridge will be responsible for expanding the brand regionally to Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
“Blue Ridge has a proven track record building brands across the U.S.,” said Brandon Joldersma, director of sales for Coppercraft Distillery. “We’re excited to lean on their expertise as we share the Coppercraft experience with customers regionally and beyond.”
Jos. A. Magnus & Co. has 127 years of rich history, inspired by the legacy of pre-Prohibition distiller Joseph Magnus. Its spirits have garnered the nation’s top awards. The brand’s Cigar Blend Bourbon and Joseph Magnus Bourbon were recently awarded Double Gold at the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, which is considered one of the largest and most respected competitions of its kind. Magnus is currently distributed in 28 states. Its partnership with Blue Ridge will strengthen its existing presence while increasing nationwide distribution.
“Our partnership with Blue Ridge positions us for continued national growth,” shared Ali Anderson, general manager of Jos. A. Magnus & Co. “We are excited to strengthen our presence across the United States while building upon the Magnus legacy.”
The Blue Ridge Spirits & Wine Marketing team has decades of experience serving premium spirit and wine brands. The company, which has established distributor and retailer relationships, currently represents six spirit brands and three wine brands across the 50 states.
About Blue Ridge Spirits & Wine Marketing
Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Blue Ridge Spirits & Wine Marketing (BRSWM) is an American sales and marketing company that focuses primarily on premium spirit and wine brands. It provides a strong sales force with established distributor and retailer relationships. For more information, visit www.blueridgespirits.com.
About Coppercraft Distillery
Every bottle of Coppercraft Premium Spirits is a tribute to the American Craftsmen. We build upon the legacy of our West Michigan tradition–the makers and manufacturers; creators and curators; designers and developers. We bring together grain, oak and time to craft the finest premium spirits. Every detail is considered in what we craft and blend, and how you experience it. Coppercraft spirits include rum, gin, vodka, citrus vodka, whiskeys, and bourbon that can be found throughout the Midwest. For info about spirits, restaurant menu and tours, visit www.coppercraftdistillery.com.
About Jos. A. Magnus & Co.
Inspired by the legacy of pre-Prohibition distiller Joseph Magnus, the premium bourbon and gins of Jos. A. Magnus & Co. promise a “remarkable drinking experience for remarkable people.” Building on 127 years of rich history, the company now distributes premium spirits in 28 states and delights patrons at its distillery and tasting room located in Washington, D.C. The spirits have garnered the nation’s top awards, using the very same techniques that Joseph Magnus practiced over 100 years ago. For more information on Jos. A. Magnus & Co. spirits, legacy, and distribution, visit www.josephmagnus.com.