Delivering Quality and Choice. Advocating Responsibility.

Maine Beer & Wine Distributors is a group of Maine family-owned distributors.
Member companies are an integral link in the state-regulated alcohol distribution system.

Mission

MBWD mission is to promote the strong economic impact of independent, Maine family-owned distributorships, while supporting meaningful regulation of beer and wine to ensure safety, responsible enjoyment, quality and choice.


Maine Beer and Wine Distributors' members.Members

The Maine Beer and Wine Distributors (MBWD) is a group of Maine family-owned distributors. MBWD member companies are an integral link in the state-regulated alcohol distribution system. Distributors provide transportation, refrigerated storage and maintenance for perishable malt beverages and wine from the time they leave the supplier until they arrive at the local retailer.


Legislative affairs from Maine Beer and Wine Distributors.
Photo by Mark Ellis

Legislative Affairs

The Maine Beer & Wine Distributors have an active presence at the State House. The members monitor all legislative and regulatory issues that may impact the alcohol industry and their businesses. To learn more about the issues of interest, please sign up for the E-Newsletter.


Maine Beer and Wine Distributors partner with Olympian Julia Clukey to promote responsibility.Julia Clukey

The new “Julia Inspires” campaign, will build on her success during the past 5 years reaching out to more than 12,000 students at more than 40 schools. To request a presentation at no cost, please go to www.ClukeyLuge.com.  Julia Inspires………Healthy decisions and positives attitudes, ability to focus on goals and achieve them, Maine students to make good decisions, strength and confidence.


Maine Beer and Wine Distributors provide beverage container redemption opportunities.Redemption Opportunities

For the purpose of collecting commingled returnable containers and reducing the number of sorts for redemption centers, the major Maine beer and wine distributors have collectively formed the Maine Beer and Wine Commingling Group, LLC. Beginning in July 2004, this company has allowed approved redemption centers to commingle certain returnable containers distributed by its members.