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The Three Tier System Can Hurt You

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, I highly recommend it. One day it can be sunny and 90 degrees and the next it can be 55 and cloudy. This week we...

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

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 producers. Listen to the interview here... http://www.bevnewsonline.com/how-cheryl-durzy-plans-to-help-really-small-wineries-breweries-distillers/

Cheryl Durzy Launches LibDib for Web-Based Distribution

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 compliant with the alcohol industry’s three-tier model. Working with software developer Richard Brashears and attorney Frank I. Hoppe, Durzy’s vision of “an outlet for small-scale and artisan producers”...

Small Brands Need a Better Fit in the Market

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. I sit at the podium, microphone, or stage and talk about how small or orphaned brands do not get a fair shake with the Big 5....

Readers Weigh in on Virtual Distribution Concept

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 then, we've received some interesting commentary from our readers, who largely seem intrigued by the concept but intend to wait it out and see how...

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

by MRM STAFF 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 DistributionTM (LibDibTM), the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer...

Liberation Distribution launches new platform

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. LibDib founder and CEO, Cheryl Durzy, who has 20...