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

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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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Breakfast: It's What's For Beer

I love sugary breakfast cereals. Apple Jacks, Lucky Charms, Count Chocula. All have that sweet, crunchy goodness and turn the taste of the milk into something that makes you…

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From Grapes to Hops

When Belly Love Brewing in Purcellville, Va. needed some wine barrels to age a new farmhouse saison last year, owner Tolga Baki didn’t have to look far. His family owns Hillsborough Vineyards

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A Spy Who Loved Wine

It’s not often that a wine professional needs his memoir cleared by the CIA, but then again, not many have led as eventful a life as Peter M.F. Sichel. He may be best known for his…

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Brandy, You're a Fine Gulp

Bourbon might be America’s native spirit, but fruit brandy is right up there with rum as the pioneering distillate of the land. At first, brandy was a purely coastal production. It started in…

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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.

Inside Food & Beverage

One of primary sources of information for those in the food and beverage industry. Its website and newsletters reach the top decision makers in the industry.

Brands awarded medals will be listed on the Inside F&B site.

Ale Street News

With an idea, a passion and a dream, and recognizing the need for a quality beer newspaper, partners Tony Forder and Jack Babin launched Ale Street News on the trickling stream of craft beer in July of 1992. That stream is now a raging torrent and over a quarter century the reputation of Ale Street News, through hard work and many late nights, has grown into a solid leader in the beer community.

Pro Brewer

A resource serving all trades of the specialty beer business. is dedicated to empowering the specialty beer segment through the dissemination of comprehensive, current and relevant information.

An online resource and community for anyone interested in all things beer. 

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