Below are some of the sponsors already confirmed for the competition. Please check back for information on new sponsors.


The largest and most respected national magazine dedicated to the needs of the off-premise beverage alcohol retailer.


Cheers Magazine is a business publication for full-service restaurants and bars, serving information to decision-makers.

Modern Distillery Age

A weekly e-newsletter for the spirits business in the U.S. written for a readership of people who sell and make spirits on a daily basis.

Bar Biz Magazine

Bar Biz Magazine provides nightclub and bar owners, operators, and managers the chance to find out what is going on in their industry, and more importantly, how to benefit from it all.

The Alcohol Professor

An online “homeroom” to learn about all things bibulous—beer, wine, spirits and cocktails, along with travel tips, book reviews, bar reviews, recipes and videos.

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4 New American Amari to Try Now

A round up of the latest American amari.
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6 Best Italian Cocktails That Aren't a Negroni

A round up of lesser known Italian cocktails.
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7 Beers for People Who Don't Like Beer

A closer look at beers for people who don’t like beer.
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Sanitas Brewing Celebrates a Decade in Boulder

Profile of a Boulder brewery, Sanitas Brewing Co.
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