Global Beer Network is the exclusive U.S. importer of award-winning breweries from Belgium, Germany, Austria, Ireland and Italy.

At Global Beer Network we are passionate about our brands and see them as more than just liquid in a bottle. Our brands are the embodiment of the place and culture from which they are born, and in many cases they are family recipes that have been handed down over generations.

With distribution in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. & British Virgin Islands consistent communication and partnership with our wholesalers is our number one priority. We strive to connect our breweries to bars, restaurants and retailers dedicated to delivering a unique experience to their customers. Our sales team is trained abroad and immersed in these cultures to return to the U.S. with authentic experiences and stories to share with distributors, retailers and customers alike.

Mission: To connect world-class beverage suppliers to distributors and retailers by offering diverse logistical solutions and executing innovative sales and marketing programs.

Vision: To be the most sought after import beverage partner in the U.S.A.

Core Values:

1. Strive for executional excellence through reliable communication…Our job is not done until the product is in the hands of the consumer and on time!

2. Take a collaborative approach …We seek to establish trust and loyalty with our partners by working together to create a sales and marketing strategy that can be successful in the U.S. without sacrificing their brand’s integrity.

3. Empower our team to take action…Using critical thinking to come up with thoughtful solutions to ensure success for our brewers, wholesalers and retail partners. 

4. Focus on self Improvement…By continuously evaluating and improving our systems and processes, while investing in the personal growth of our people, we ensure our long term success.

5. Promote a culture of positivity…We seek out like-minded partners who are committed to quality and scalability, while maintaining a sense of social and environmental responsibility.

GBN is an employee owned company, led by President Steve Vilanni.

Our Location – 30 Log Bridge Rd. Building 300, Unit 301, Middleton, MA 01949 Tel: 800-442-3379 globalbeer.com
Media Contact for Global Beer Network: media@globalbeer.com

Touring Belgium with Global Beer Network – Belgian Beer Weekend 2018

 

                                

GBN FOUNDED

Founded by
Johnny Fincoene and Claudine Massenhove
in Santa Barbara, CA

1994

GBN MAKES A MOVE

Steve Villani  and Cliff Lusso acquire Global Beer Network and move it to Middleton, MA

2007

KNIGHTINGS

Steve Villani is knighted by the Knighthood of the Brewers Paddle in Brussels

2011

Cliff Lusso is knighted by the Knighthood of the Brewers Paddle in Brussels

2012

BREWERY VAN HONSEBROUCK & LAS VEGAS

Brewery Van Honsebrouck aquired and GBN hosts its first
Distributor Conference in Las Vegas

2015

A NEW HOME

GBN purchases
a new warehouse
and office space in
Middleton, MA

2016

WELCOME BOON

Historic Lambic producer Brouwerij Boon joins GBN

2017

LAGERS FROM GERMANY

Global Beer aquires the brand Flensburger, its first German Brewery

Fall 2018

TRAPPIST BEER FROM BELGIUM

Chimay joins Global Beer Network

Winter 2018

A NEW AUSTRIAN PARTNER

Stiegl joins Global Beer Network

Spring 2019

WELCOME SCHNEIDER WEISSE

GBN partners with Schneider Weisse, Bavaria’s oldest Weisse brewery.

Fall 2019