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Alcohol Distribution Tech Start-Up Liberation Distribution Announces Growth

September 28, 2017

San Jose, CA (September 27, 2017) —Liberation Distribution (LibDib), the first technology company to offer a three-tier compliant web-based platform to sell wholesale alcohol, announced Read More

San Jose Based Alcohol Distribution Tech Start-Up, Liberation Distribution (LibDib), is Growing and Hiring

September 27, 2017

San Jose, CA, September 27, 2017 – Liberation Distribution (LibDib), the first technology company to offer a three-tier compliant web-based platform to sell wholesale alcohol, Read More

New Digital Platforms Connect the Tiers

September 27, 2017

Transformative technology has been bringing old-world industries into the digital age with ever-increasing fervor, and several web-based technology offerings are making an attempt to update Read More

A Pathway to Wholesale Success for the Small Producer

September 25, 2017

“There is an inherent David and Goliath dynamic in three-tier distribution,” says Brian Rosen, owner of BevStrat. “It is skewed toward the top 300 brands globally, Read More

Cheryl Durzy quoted in Wine Business Monthly

September 1, 2017

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Distribution for the Small Winery

September 1, 2017

Cheryl Murphy Durzy has had a lot of time to consider how conventional interstate wine distribution could be more practical and efficient for small wine Read More

Lib Dib Considering Partnerships for Expansion

August 10, 2017

Earlier this year Liberation Distribution (LibDib), a web-based alcohol distribution platform, made its debut in New York and California picking up around 150 suppliers in Read More

Direct To Trade 2.0 – Timing is Everything

August 1, 2017

When I founded WineDirect in 2002, we knew that DTC was going to be an essential sales channel for wineries and our goal was to Read More

The Beer Goddess: LibDib, A New Web-Based Alcohol-Distribution System, Is Bringing Together Small Breweries and Eager Retailers

July 31, 2017

What’s just as important as making good craft beer? Making sure it is available to the people who want to enjoy it. Ever since the Read More

Tech Spreads East

July 17, 2017

Article in The Tasting Panel magazine, July 2017 Source: http://digital.copcomm.com/i/844641-july-2017/0?m4= Read More

Web-based alcohol distributor LibDib ends first 100 days with 600 brands

July 11, 2017

Click below to read the full article on Craft Brewing Business… https://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/news/web-based-alcohol-distribution-libdib-ends-first-100-days-with-600-brands/ Read More

A new distributor gives small brands an even footing

July 6, 2017

In an era of craft everything, how do small startup brands find traction in a marketplace dominated by big brands with enormous advertising budgets? A Read More

Web-based alcohol distributor LibDib ends first 100 days with 600 brands

July 5, 2017

Read the full article on Wine Industry Advisor, Afternoon Brief Newsletter https://www.wineindustryadvisor.com/2017/07/05/afternoon-brief-903 Read More

Liberation Distribution Approaches 600 Available Products

July 5, 2017

San Jose, CA — Liberation Distribution (LibDib), the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer a three-tier compliant web-based sales platform, is celebrating the first Read More

Liberation Distribution (LibDib) Celebrates First 100 Days

June 30, 2017

Liberation DistributionTM (LibDibTM), the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer a three-tier compliant web-based sales platform, is celebrating the first 100 days since Read More

Sales, Sales, Sales

June 29, 2017

I have spent a week on the road with clients. 3 days at LibDib launch party working with company leadership on the changing three tier Read More

Disruptive Dist Platforms Make Their Cases; B2B E-Commerce “In Its Infancy”; Can Cost Profit Long Term?

June 21, 2017

Three different cos with disruptive distribution platforms all look to address mkt access issues in different ways, per Brewbound Session panel last week with Liberation Read More

Liberating the Alcohol Distribution System on Booze Business

June 20, 2017

Booze Business Blog wrote a few words in June 2017 about our platform! Read it below: http://www.boozebusiness.com/liberating-the-alcohol-distribution-system Read More

Liberating the Alcohol Distribution System on DrinkWire

June 20, 2017

The actual name of the company setting out to address the booze business wholesaler problems is Liberation Distribution (known as LibDib). The Founder/CEO is Cheryl Durzy and Read More

Network and Exchange Ideas at the Top Conference for Brewery Entrepreneurs and Executives

June 15, 2017

Serious beer industry professionals gather twice a year at the Brewbound Session to exchange ideas, discuss the state of the industry and learn strategies for Read More

Libdib Launches First Web-based Three-tier Alcohol Distribution Platform

June 4, 2017

From June 2017, Go Wine’s article highlights our launch and our platform. Read it here: https://www.go-wine.com/wine-article-364-libdib-launches-first-webbased-threetier-alcohol-distribution-platform.html Read More

Wine Article: Libdib Launches First Web-based Three-tier Alcohol Distribution Platform

June 4, 2017

Alcohol distribution has not changed since the inception of the three-tier system at the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. Today, a new path to distribution Read More

Wineries Choose New Importers

June 2, 2017

Liberation Distribution (LibDib), which describes itself as the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer a three-tier compliant Web-based platform, opened for business in Read More

Supplier News: Liberation Distribution (LibDib) is Now Available to Restaurants, Bars and Retailers in New York

June 1, 2017

Read the full article on Wine Industry Advisor, Afternoon Brief Newsletter https://www.wineindustryadvisor.com/2017/06/01/afternoon-brief-881 Read More

The Three Tier System Can Hurt You

May 20, 2017

By Brian Rosen I am in NYC this week for the USA Trade Tasting. If you have not been in New York City in May, Read More

How Cheryl Durzy Plans to Help Really Small Wineries, Breweries, Distillers

May 8, 2017

She’s launched a new firm, Liberation Distribution.  Hear, in her own words, how it may change the distribution options available to producers — especially small Read More

Cheryl Durzy Launches LibDib for Web-Based Distribution

April 27, 2017

Taking a cue from on-demand service apps such as Uber and CropMobster, wine industry veteran Cheryl Durzy has launched Liberation Distribution TM (aka LibDib), a web-based distribution platform Read More

Disruption Brewing: Local alcohol distribution company helps the little guy

April 27, 2017

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Small Brands Need a Better Fit in the Market

April 12, 2017

By Brian Rosen In my role as National Spokesperson for Liberation Distribution I have been making the rounds at industry meetings and events for the last few months. Read More

The Adult Beverage Version of the Berlin Wall has Fallen

April 5, 2017

Today, Phase II of Liberation Distribution launched. This is the second phase for reunited brands and retailers. This is the phase where orphaned brands can now find their homes on shelves without having to scale the wall or mire in the that middle area known as the “death strip” That area where you are with a distributor you don’t like or doesn’t sell you as a priority. That is really a slow, painful march towards out of business.

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Readers Weigh in on Virtual Distribution Concept

March 30, 2017

Dear Client: Last week LibDib, the virtual distributor startup from California, garnered quite a buzz in both trade and mainstream publications [see WSD 03-22-2017]. Since Read More

Liberation Distribution (LibDib) Launches the First Web-Based Three-Tier Alcohol Distribution Platform

March 29, 2017

New distributor uses technology to open alcohol distribution to any winery, brewery or distillery, while giving restaurants, bars and retailers access to a larger variety of boutique craft libations

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LibDib Launches First Web-Based Three-Tier Alcohol Distribution Platform 

March 29, 2017

Today, a new path to distribution is available to beverage alcohol suppliers with the unveiling of Liberation DistributionTM (LibDibTM), the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer a three-tier compliant web-based platform. With LibDib, any maker of specialty wine, craft spirits and micro brews can easily set up distribution.

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Distribution disruptor? Web-based platform wants to give craft brewers third-tier freedom

March 28, 2017

Craft Brewing Business talks about how we give craft brewers third-tier freedom in their March 2017 Article. Read more: https://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/packaging-distribution/distribution-disruptor-web-based-platform-wants-to-give-craft-brewers-third-tier-freedom/ Read More

Liberation Distribution launches new platform

March 28, 2017

For the first time, “any maker of speciality wine, craft spirits and micro brews can easily set up distribution”, the company says. American alcohol distribution has not changed since the three-tier system was introduced in 1933 following the repeal of Prohibition.

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Alcohol distributors – Beauty or Beast

March 28, 2017

There s a new wrinkle in the distributor world, offering lower cost and nationwide distribution –“ Masilva” (libdib.com). Most states, including Nevada, use a 3 Read More

Startup develops model to connect alcohol manufacturers, sellers

March 28, 2017

A new Silicon Valley-based alcohol distribution company is hoping to disrupt the three-tier system by offering small-batch beer, wine and spirits producers a more cost-effective Read More

New Distribution Model for Small Producers Takes Flight

March 24, 2017

With all the consolidation going on among distributors and producers of alcoholic beverages, it’s become increasingly difficult for small producers to get their product on retail shelves and restaurant lists. But that era’s about to come to an end.

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New web-based distribution portal

March 24, 2017

San Jose, Calif. — The founders of the new company Liberation Distribution claim the new web-based distribution portal provides a new and easy path to Read More

Technology to the Little Guys’ Rescue?

March 23, 2017

Three Californians hope to upend a system for shipping and distributing wine, spirits and beer that has been in place since Prohibition ended, and they plan to do this with the help of technology.

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Wine News March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017

The Drinks Business on new player in the US wholesale wine market who is trying to shake things up. “The LibDib tech platform will automatically handle Read More

Silicon Valley Startup Aims to Disrupt Distribution

March 22, 2017

A new Silicon Valley-based alcohol distribution company is hoping to disrupt the three-tier system by offering small-batch beer, wine and spirits producers a more cost-effective route to market and contracts void of strict franchise provisions.

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Now There’s a Distributor Who Welcomes Truly Small Brands

March 22, 2017

From March 2017, Kane’s Beverage News Daily talks about how our platform welcomes small brands: http://www.bevnewsonline.com/now-theres-a-distributor-who-welcomes-truly-small-brands/ Read More

LibDib Cracks the Code of Modern Three Tier Alcohol Distribution

March 22, 2017

The most shocking thing about the new Liberation Distribution (LibDib) wholesale platform is that the idea to automate distribution of alcohol on a platform that invites everyone onboard apparently escaped the great minds occupying the middle tier.

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New Company Breaks Barriers to Distribution for Small Producers

March 22, 2017

Consolidation continues to make distributors bigger and fewer while the number of producers grow with new small producers enter the market. The vast majority of wineries in the US produce less than 5,000 cases, and they’ve been effectively blocked from three-tier distribution because distributor giants won’t take them on, but that’s about to change.

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New U.S. Player Looks To Shake-Up U.S. Wine Wholesaling

March 22, 2017

A Californian tech-based wholesaler is launching in the US, aiming to democratise access to the US market for smaller producers.

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Liberation Distribution (LibDib) Launches the First Web-Based Three-Tier Alcohol Distribution Platform

March 22, 2017

Alcohol distribution has not changed since the inception of the three-tier system at the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. Today, a new path to distribution Read More

LibDib Develops Virtual Distribution Model

March 22, 2017

Industry members have often predicted the US market will see an increase in the number of small distributors that will fill in the gaps created Read More

LibDib Launches the First Web-Based Three-Tier Alcohol Distribution Platform

March 22, 2017

San Jose, CA, March 22, 2017 – Alcohol distribution has not changed since the inception of the three-tier system at the repeal of Prohibition in Read More

Small Wine Producers Are Being Shut Out of Restaurant Sales

January 20, 2017

The restaurant industry has had it rough in the last year, and in turn so have restaurant wine sales. In 2016 Technomic projected wine sales Read More