Minnesota Retailer Wins Prestigious National Award

On Tuesday Sept. 20th 2011, Ted Reeck, owner of The Cellars Wines & Spirits, won the prestigious “Market Leader” award from Market Watch publication.

Each year Market Watch presents this award honoring and recognizing the “Leaders” in the drinks industry. This years event was held at the St. Regis Hotel in New York which was attended by the most influential people in the drinks industry.

As Ted Reeck explained after receiving the award “This award is special because it represents our entire staffs’ ongoing effort to provide the best possible buying experience in the drinks industry. This includes offering the highest quality consumer beverage education program, more extensive and exciting product offerings coupled with a strong commitment to the community including participation in raising over $1.2 million for multiple nonprofit organizations in 2010.”

More on The Cellars Wine & Spirits
• The Cellars opened in the late 1980’s as a specialty drinks retailer
• The Cellars currently has five Metro area locations: Roseville, Woodbury, Eagan, Shorewood and Plymouth
• The Cellars Wines & Spirits is owned by Theodore “Ted” Reeck

More on Market Watch
Market Watch is owned by M. Shanken Communication which also publishes The Wine Spectator and other consumer publications. Market watch is the primary resource for business information for the drinks industry, providing extensive analysis of industry trends, data, statistics, on- and off-premise operations, as well as coverage of business strategies, merchandising promotion and wholesale news.
Market Watch sponsors an annual event honoring and promoting retailing with the induction of “Market Watch Leaders” each year. It is the only event that brings together all three tiers of the industry: retailers, wholesalers and suppliers.

For more information and interview requests please contact:
Ted Reeck
651-578-7433 or 651-263-1185
Ray Zemke
651-738-7050 or 612-669-6622