Napa Smith Brewery Expands Distribution to New York


Napa, CA – Napa Smith Brewery announced that select styles of Napa Smith beers will be available in Westchester and Putnam Counties through a distribution partnership with D. Bertoline & Sons beginning this month.

The arrival of Napa Smith beers to NY– including the award-winning Golden Gate IPA, Hopageddon Imperial IPA, Amber Ale and Pilsner – offers New Yorkers access to recipes created by America’s most veteran craft brewer, Don Barkley. Under his guidance, the team at Napa Smith strives to create high quality, benchmark beer styles that consumers can experience at peak freshness with packaging that brings the history of California alive.

Christopher Bertoline, Executive Director of Sales Execution and Finance at D. Bertoline said, “We are extremely excited to bring on the Napa Smith Beer line – Napa Valley’s only brewery. Brew Master Don Barkley is a true visionary, brewing exceptional beers.”

“We are very pleased about Napa Smith’s partnership with D. Bertoline & Sons – a longstanding name in the beverage distribution industry,” said Robert S. Lipman, CEO and President of R.S. Lipman Company, the parent company of Napa Smith Brewery. “Napa Smith really is a winemaker’s beer; consumers in New York and beyond appreciate the authenticity of the brand.”

About R.S. Lipman Company

R.S. Lipman Companyis a Nashville-based international supplier of wines, spirits, beers, and mixers. In 2011, R.S. Lipman began creating and acquiring brands to build a diverse beverage alcohol portfolio: Brands for a Distinctive Lifestyle. The company’s portfolio now includes: Country Club Vodka (established in 1957), Lonely Cow Wines from New Zealand, Hap & Harry’s Tennessee Beers, U.S. Veteran owned Heroes Vodka, Red Eye Bloody Mary Mixes, El Diamante del Cielo Tequilas, Old Hickory Great American Whiskeys, Hidden Jewel California Wines, Saturday Night Red Wine, Napa & Sonoma Smith Wines, and the Napa Smith Brewery collection of craft beers.

About D. Bertoline & Sons, Inc.

Bertoline & Sons is a fourth generation, family owned business. Established in 1933, DBS has thrived on its dedication and commitment to its employees and their families, to the surrounding communities, its relationship with superior suppliers and customers.