|By PR Newswire||
|July 30, 2014 02:46 PM EDT||
NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BinWise, Inc., the leading cloud-based software management tool for beverage programs, has formed a strategic alliance with Beverage Media Group, the premier communications system for the promotion, distribution and marketing of beverage alcohol products.
The BinWise platform, which automates purchasing, inventory and beverage list management, will have access to distributor pricing and electronic order integration from Beverage Media. BinWise clients will be able to browse Beverage Media's catalog to research new items and receive timely availability updates to simplify the reordering process with distributors. This combination of tools creates the most efficient way possible to manage lists for sommeliers and beverage directors.
"Beverage Media is clearly the leader in providing distributor pricing services to the alcohol beverage trade," says Doug Hickey CEO of BinWise. "This partnership was a natural choice for us and only strengthens the BinWise product for our customers."
"We are thrilled to be forming this strategic alliance with BinWise," said Jason Glasser, CEO, Beverage Media. "In many markets, we already have a shared clientele; now beverage directors will have the ability to utilize our technology on the BinWise platform, which will streamline a critical part of the information and selling process."
BinWise was founded by industry professionals to create solutions for the distribution and tracking of wine, beer and spirits. The company's first product, RealWineLists, is an online software application that links purchasing, inventory management, point of sale and beverage lists on one platform. BinWise is being used by restaurants and hotels including; Union Square Hospitality Group, B+B Hospitality Group, Rosewood Hotels, and independents like CorkBuzz and A16. BinWise is headquartered in San Francisco. binwise.com
About Beverage Media Group
Since 1936, Beverage Media has been the primary source of beverage alcohol information to licensees around the U.S. With member publications in 34 states, the company reaches over 100,000 licensees each month in print through its beverage publications, and online, where it hosts the industry's most comprehensive B2B search and ordering platform. Beverage Media also hosts over 200 wine and spirit websites for retailers to sell to consumers. beveragemedia.com; bevsites.com
SOURCE Beverage Media Group
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