Beverage Media Group Publications Keep Your 
Results In Front of Trade Buyers Every Month

Wines and spirits entered into Ultimate Wine Challenge and Ultimate Spirits Challenge that score 90 points and higher have their full results appear by selected categories each month in Beverage Media Publications throughout the U.S.

Score, detailed product information, award, suggested retail price and full tasting note are included so buyers are alerted to top quality products on a regular basis.

The ratings and reviews reach over 20,000 key buyers in several of the Beverage Media Group publications in major markets: Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Nebraska, Colorado, Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Upstate New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington, D.C.

There is no charge for inclusion; it’s yet one more way that Ultimate Beverage Challenge delivers value to wine and spirit producers where it counts: getting the results in front of buyers.



Ultimate Beverage Challenge Ratings & Reviews
Assists with Wine and Spirits Ordering

High-scoring wines and spirits that participate in the annual Ultimate Wine Challenge and Ultimate Spirits Challenge have their full results featured on the trade’s most relied-upon product ordering platform:

Scores, awards and reviews appear for nearly 2,000 products where they have maximum impact: at the point of placing orders with distributors. This is available in the following markets: New York City, New York Metro, Upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Maryland. 


Ultimate Beverage Challenge Ratings & Reviews
Appear on Retailer Web Sites Throughout the U.S.

Wines and spirits that score highly in the annual Ultimate Wine Challenge and Ultimate Spirits Challenge have their full results featured on over 200 ecommerce websites for retailers, specifically designed to sell to consumers. Powered by Beverage Media’s Bevsite web site platform, individual product pages include UBC’s ratings, accolades, awards, and full tasting note.

These consumer oriented sites are collectively viewed by a large wine and spirit-buying market:

  • 20 states.
  • 200+ websites.
  • 18,000 visitors per day, 6.5 million site visits per year.
  • 68,000 page views per day, 25 million page views per year.
  • $30 million+ in orders processed per year.

There is no charge for inclusion; it’s yet one more way that Ultimate Beverage Challenge delivers value to wine and spirit producers where it counts: getting results in front of consumers.



Featured Editorial in Beverage Media 

Chairman’s Trophy recipients from both Ultimate Spirits Challenge and Ultimate Wine Challenge have been featured in recent issues of Beverage Media on a national basis. In print, Beverage Media Group is the editorial and service provider to The Beverage Network Publications, and combines timely, in-depth national and local editorial coverage with brand and price listings from distributors. The local publications reach over 86,000 retailers, restaurateurs, distributors and other members of the wine and spirits trade. It is the pricing reference for the industry in the U.S. Online provides daily industry news, editorial archives and a robust event calendar. In addition, through its BevSites division, the company also hosts approximately 200 e-commerce websites for retailers, specifically designed to meet the buying needs of consumers.

Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2016 Chairman Trophy winners
featured in the May 2016 issue.

Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2016 highlights cocktails
in the July 2016 issue.


Ultimate Wine Challenge 2016 Chairman Trophy winners
featured in the September 2016 issue.

Recent coverage in IntheMix Magazine 

Ultimate Spirits Challenge and Ultimate Wine Challenge are featured prominently in recent issues of intheMix Magazine, with coverage of Gin from the 2015 Ultimate Spirits Challenge, Rye Whiskeys from the 2014 Ultimate Spirits Challenge and Sparkling Wines from the 2014 Ultimate Wine Challenge.

Focusing on the on-premise segment of the U.S. market, intheMix magazine is sent directly to over 10,000 key decision makers and buyers including: corporate buyers, hotel GM's, restaurant managers, executive chefs, food and beverage managers, catering managers and more. Clients include major restaurant and hotel chains, sporting venues, convention centers, concession companies, management companies and independents throughout the United States.

The intheMix website features some of the current and past intheMix magazine articles, blogs, celebrity mixologist recipes and content concerning the on-premise business, averaging 14,000 unique and 26,000 total visitors a month.

Their mission is to provide editorial content on the alcoholic beverage business, including beer, wine and spirits, through commentary by expert columnists, feature focus articles, product information and tastings, new product introduction, and by covering topics such as mixology, training and education, and food and beverage pairings.

Top Rye Whiskeys from Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2015
is downloadable as a pdf here.

Coverage of Gin from this year's Ultimate Spirits Challenge
is downloadable as a pdf here.

Utimate Beverage Challenge results featuring Rye Whiskey and
Sparkling Wines downloadable as a pdf here.