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

Arabella Mileham | thedrinksbusiness.com Liberation Distribution (LibDib) is launching its new new online wholesale platform next month, which founder Cheryl Durzy claims is the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer a web-based platform compliant with the US’s three tier system that allows boutique wineries, craft spirits and micro-brewers...

LibDib Develops Virtual Distribution Model

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 by the consolidation of the nation's largest wholesalers. Liberation Distribution (LibDib), a new web-based alcohol distribution platform, plans to be the first virtual distributor to...

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

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 1933. Today, a new path to distribution is available to beverage alcohol suppliers with the unveiling of Liberation Distribution™ (LibDib™), the first alcohol distributor and...

Small Wine Producers Are Being Shut Out of Restaurant Sales

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 in restaurants at just 2% growth, and expects the actual number to be even lower due to the further drop in same—store sale and traffic,...