Beverage Media Group Forms Partnership with BinWise to Automate Online Ordering for Restaurants
July 29, 2014
BinWise, Inc., the leading cloud-based software management tool for beverage programs, has formed a strategic alliance with Beverage Media Group, Inc., 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 the Beverage Media 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 wine, spirits and beer 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 Group. “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. Providing transparency to a restaurant’s beverage program, BinWise is being used by restaurants and hotels including; the Union Square Hospitality Group, B+B Hospitality Group, Rosewood Hotels, and independents such as CorkBuzz, A16 and Aragona. BinWise is headquartered in San Francisco. binwise.com
About Beverage Media Group, Inc.
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 builds data technology solutions for suppliers and distributors and currently hosts over 200 wine and spirit websites for retailers to sell to consumers. beverag