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Southern Champion Receives WBENC Certification

Southern Champion Receives WBENC Certification

DALLAS, TX – April 7, 2016. Southern Champion, the producers of XIII Kings Vodka, Crooked Fox Bourbon Whiskey, Andrew John’s Gin, Pelican Harbor Rum, and all the BuzzBallz products, received certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) on April 7, 2016.

woman-ownedFounded in 1997, the WBENC certifies that businesses are owned, controlled, and operated by women.  This prestigious certification can open doors with opportunities to partner with other WBENC certified businesses. Members receive access to a list of supplier diversity and procurement executives at hundreds of major corporations throughout the country that accept WBENC certification.

For more information about this certification please visit WBENC.

DALLAS, TX – April 7, 2016. Southern Champion, the producers of XIII Kings Vodka, Crooked Fox Bourbon Whiskey, Andrew John’s Gin, Pelican Harbor Rum, and all the BuzzBallz products, received certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) on April 7, 2016. Founded in 1997, the WBENC certifies that businesses are... Read More

Southern Champion Celebrates Launch with Kickoff Party!

Southern Champion Celebrates Launch with Kickoff Party!

DALLAS, TX – April 1, 2016. Southern Champion celebrated their official kickoff on Friday, April 1 with a bang. Suppliers, business partners, friends, and family joined the Southern Champion employees in celebrating many months of researching, planning, designing, and creating some of the best-tasting spirits that will give competitors plenty of competition! All guests enjoyed seeing and tasting the new Southern Champion brands.

A southern theme included pictures with a real longhorn, Jeff the Cowboy passing out shots at the registration table, and a Texas barbeque dinner. In addition, there was a DJ, dancing, karaoke, casino games, raffles, a trapeze artist, a fortune teller, a contortionist and a photo booth. Needless to say, there was never a dull moment and plenty of entertainment for all to enjoy.

Merrilee Kick, the owner and president of Southern Champion greeted all the guests and introduce the new products. She praised her Southern Champion family for all of their hard work which made her latest endeavor a reality.

Compliments flowed throughout the night as guests tasted our specialty recipes and regular well drinks. They were amazed at each bottle’s outstanding flavor as well as the exceptional style of the bottles.

Each guest received a Southern Champion goody bag with samples of our products and other Southern Champion swag. The night was enjoyed by all, and it was an exciting way to usher in a new era.

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DALLAS, TX - April 1, 2016. Southern Champion celebrated their official kickoff on Friday, April 1 with a bang. Suppliers, business partners, friends, and family joined the Southern Champion employees in celebrating many months of researching, planning, designing, and creating some of the best-tasting spirits that will give competitors plenty... Read More

BuzzBallz Creates Two New Companies

BuzzBallz Creates Two New Companies

DALLAS, TX – November 1, 2015  BuzzBallz, LLC announced it will launch two new business ventures: Southern Champion and Kick Family Estates. Southern Champion will offer a selection of high-end spirits, and Kick Family Estates will be a wine manufacturer and distributor. Building on the success of the BuzzBallz lineup of wine and spirits-based cocktails, CEO and Founder Merrilee Kick says the move into wine and spirits is a natural next step.
“These companies are the product of years of hard work behind the scenes. Our mission with Southern Champion is to offer high-end spirits that will stand the test of time, and early results make me confident that our spirits can go toe-to-toe with the world’s best on taste and quality,” says Kick. Brands sold by Southern Champion will be packaged in chic bottles tailored to the design-savvy taste of luxury liquor consumers. The first sales of the company’s vodka, rum, gin, and blended bourbon whiskey products will hit stores in 2016.

DALLAS, TX - November 1, 2015  BuzzBallz, LLC announced it will launch two new business ventures: Southern Champion and Kick Family Estates. Southern Champion will offer a selection of high-end spirits, and Kick Family Estates will be a wine manufacturer and distributor. Building on the success of the BuzzBallz lineup... Read More