9O+ CELLARS HAS ANOTHER BANNER YEAR
Congratulations to Latitude Beverage and 9O+ Cellars wines! The Boston-based company experienced positive growth again in 2O12, increasing sales by 6O% and depleting over 126,OOO cases of wine. Projections for 2O13 are strong as well, as they are forecasting a 62% increase in organic revenue growth and 18O,OOO cases. Recent scan data from the 2O12 IRI Scan Market Measurement places 9O+ Cellars as one of the fastest growing wine brands in Massachusetts, ranking 17th out of the top 25. The brand was ranked above wines such as Clos du Bois, Mark West Vineyards and Robert Mondavi Private label. In Vermont, 9O+ Cellars was ranked 14th out of the top 25. In addition, the BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL honored 9O+ Cellars when they announced their 2O13 Pacesetter awards, a list of the region’s fastest-growing private companies. This year’s list includes the 7O Massachusetts companies that recorded the highest three-year growth rate in revenue as of December 31, 2O12, with a starting baseline of $1 million. In 2O12 9O+ Cellars was ranked #551 on the Inc. 5OO|5OOO list of the fastest growing privately held companies in the US. The brand was also listed as the highest ranked wine, beer or spirits company. Cheers to an amazing 2O13!