Lesle Heubach, owner of Gates Circle Wine & Liquor has been named the best off premise retailer of the year, at the American Beverage Licensees Annual conference.
This award was presented to the licensees who have demonstrated excellence in responsible and innovative sales and service of alcoholic beverages. 21 retailers from all over the country received this award for their outstanding contribution to both the industry, as well as their communities by having a solid bottom line while maintaining their professional responsibilities.
American Beverage Licensees initiate, promote and support laws and freedoms of responsible alcohol retailers. They are in charge of communicating the laws, supporting innovation, and educating the stakeholders of the industry including both the retailers as well as the customers. Their conferences have been supported by Brown-Forman for 13 years consecutive years.
Brown-Forman located in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and is among the top 10 largest global spirits producers. Brown-Forman has more than 25 brands of wines and spirits. Founded in 1870, Brown-Forman has been responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, to enhance the experience of life and to support the growth and sustainability of deserving brands. Their vision consists of five behaviors of curiosity, courage, collaboration, creativity and excellence which is displayed with this award.