File under classy: Southern wine reps taunt former supplier

Wine made Page Six! This should be good, right?

The NY director of sales and the district manager at Southern Wine & Spirits (SWS), one of the country’s behemoth wine and spirits distributors, hold the honor. According to the NY Post, they lost Laurent-Perrier champagnes from their portfolio. So they decided to go to a night club, The Hustler Club, order two bottles of the wine for $1,000, then be photographed dumping the wines out. Oh, and one of the pictures had a stripper fondling the sales director’s crotch.

Badda bing! Then they sent the pix to Sabine Lapatie of Laurent-Perrier. Keepin’ it classy! Small wonder Laurent-Perrier left Southern. See the pix over at nypost.com

Since the Post story, Southern says that the two have been suspended pending an investigation into what it called the “disturbing allegations.”

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4 Responses to “File under classy: Southern wine reps taunt former supplier”


  1. I guess fratboy douchebags are everywhere..


  2. Sounds like they were drunk. I hope it was on the Laurent-Perrier. Shame to waste it completely.


  3. $1000 wine! sounds great.


  4. I understand they are back to work after a few weeks off. Must have been an enlightening internal investigation.


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