“Read up on the 50 biggest names in the spirits world! Below is an article from Beverage World. Links to each company follow the article. Enjoy”

1. Anheuser-Busch
Leuven, Belgium/New York, N.Y. – $39,046.1
2. SABMiller plc*
London, U.K. – $28,249.2
3. Heineken
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – $22,171.7
4. Kirin Holdings
Tokyo, Japan – $16,897.3
5. Diageo
London, U.K. – $16,630.6

6. Asahi Group Holdings Ltd.
Toko, Japan – $11,773.3
7. Carlsberg
Copenhagen, Denmark – $11,069.6
8. Pernod Ricard*
Paris, France – $10,402.3
9. Southern Wine and Spirits
Miami, FL, USA – $9,000.0
10. Grupo Modelo
Mexico City, Mexico – $7,100.0
11. Suntory Holdings Limited
Tokyo, Japan – $6,808.6
12. Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton
Paris, France – $4,563.1
13. Republic National Distributing Co.
Houston, Texas – $4,500.0
14.Thaibev
Thailand – $3,921.5
15. The Charmer Sunbelt Group
New York, N.Y., USA – $3,830.0
16. Tsingtao
Qingdao, China – $3,638.8
17. Brown-Forman
Louisville, K.Y., USA – $3,614.0
18. Glazer’s Family of Cos.
Dallas, T.X., USA – $3,600.0
19. Molson Coors Brewing Co.
Denver, C.O., 3,515.7
20. Sapporo Holdings
Tokyo, Japan – $3,486.9
21. E&J Gallo Winery
Modesto, California, USA – $3,400.0
22. Groupe Castel
Blanquefort, France – $3,366.6
23. Oetker Gruppe
Bielefeld, Germany – $3,216.4
24. Constellation Brands*
Fairport, N.Y., USA – $2,979.1
25. Beam, Inc.
Deerfield, I.L., USA – $2,825.4
26. Young’s Market Co.
Los Angeles, California, USA – $2,460.0
27. Asia Pacific Breweries
Singapore – $2,289.2
28. United Spirits Limited
Bangalore, India – $1,805.6
29. Anadolu Efes
Istanbul, Turkey – $1,706.1
30. Treasury Wine Estates
Victoria, Australia – $1,680.6
31. Reyes Beverage Group
Rosemont, I.L., USA – $1,600.0
32. San Miguel Corp.
Manilla, Philippines – $1,550.0
33. Gruppo Campari
Milan, Italy – $1,502.8
34. Wirtz Beverage Group
Chicago, I.L., USA – $1,500.0
35. Re`my Cointreau
Cognac, France – $1,328.7
36. Columbia Distributing
Kent, W.A., USA – $1,005.8
37. The Wine Group
San Francisco, California, USA – $1,000.0
38. CEDC
Warsaw, Poland – $877.6
39. Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P.
Houston, Texas, USA – $863.7
40. Hite-Jinro Group
Seoul, South Korea – $849.12
41. Ben E. Keith Co.
Dallas, Texas, USA – $772.0
42. Manhattan Beer Distributors, LLC
Bronx, N.Y., USA – $692.0
43. The Warsteiner Group
Warstein, Germany – $676.0
44. Freixenet S.A.
Barcelona, Spain – $660.4
45. Andrews Distributing Co.
Dallas, Texas, USA – $593.0
46. Gold Coast Beverage Distributors
Miami, F.L., USA – $590.0
47. The Boston Beer Co.
Boston, MA, USA – $558.3
48. Topa Equities Ltd.
Los Angeles, California, USA – $495.8
49. JJ Taylor Cos. Inc.
Jupiter, F.L., USA – $442.0
50. Hensley Beverage Co.
Phoenix, Arizona, USA – $330.1

Written on April 23, 2013.