NEW YORK, N.Y. — Brockmans Gin is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Rose to the position of Massachusetts Market Manager. In this role, Michael will work with MA Distributors, Horizon Beverage and Ruby Wines, Inc., to grow Brockmans retail and on-premise distribution and sales, secure displays, sampling activations and menu features and provide staff education. Michael will report to Lisa Panteleakos, National Field Director responsible for overseeing the growth of super-premium, new style Brockmans Gin in the U.S.
Michael, who officially joined the Brockmans team on April 1, previously worked as the Patron Tequila Portfolio Manager covering MA and Craft Accounts Sales Representative in Boston for Horizon Beverage. Prior to that, Michael spent 10 years as a bartender and bar manager in a variety of accounts and was an instrumental member of the start-up team for seven Boston restaurants.
“I am thrilled to work with the Brockmans Team and help grow this exceptional brand in this market,” said Michael. “I look forward to applying my experience and intimate knowledge of the Boston and MA market to take Brockmans Gin to a new level through expanded distribution, special events and an increased social media presence.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to the team,” said Lisa Panteleakos. “Michael’s enthusiasm and experience have allowed him to hit the ground running. We look forward to a very exciting and successful 2018 for Brockmans in this critical market.
Brockmans Gin was recently awarded Gold Medals in three prestigious international competitions including the inaugural Global Spirits Awards, the 2017 SIP awards and the 2017 International Craft Spirits Awards. Brockmans is available in 40 countries and has seen tremendous growth around the world. In the U.S., Brockmans sales and marketing are managed by Next Level Marketing, based in Westport, CT. Next Level specializes in programming – Brand Ambassador, Consumer Sampling, Special Events and Consulting Services – that build premium brands in the U.S. market.
Brockmans Gin is available in 750 ml at an SRP of $34.99. For more information, visit www.brockmansgin.com.
About Brockmans Gin
Brockmans Gin is a super-premium, new style gin, which can be enjoyed neat over ice. Distilled in traditional copper stills, Brockmans balances a unique combination of traditional gin aromas, citrus, coriander and top notes of blueberries and blackberries to provide a refreshingly new gin taste experience. Based in the United Kingdom, Brockmans is now available in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.