Select brands that embody the distinctive characteristics sought by discriminating beer drinkers. Support our brands with a strong marketing agenda, a disciplined sales approach and a long-term commitment to distributors, retailers, and consumers.
The Gambrinus Company, headed by President Carlos Alvarez, is a privately held corporation located in San Antonio, Texas. Gambrinus is best known as the owner and brewer of Shiner Beers, which are brewed at the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas. Gambrinus also owns the BridgePort Brewery in Portland, Oregon, the Trumer Brauerei in Berkeley, California and the Pete's Brewing Company. Gambrinus also brews Tappeto Volante in Biella, Italy.
The Gambrinus Company includes more than 100 corporate, sales, distribution, brewing and support personnel, and markets 5 brand portfolios throughout the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Italy. From corporate headquarters in San Antonio, Gambrinus partners with a family of distributors and world-class brewers to bring its portfolio of top quality products to a dynamic and growing consumer base.
Working closely with its extensive distributor network, Gambrinus is committed to the development of its business through disciplined sales and marketing practices. With confidence in its motto, "Beer brings enjoyment to the world," Gambrinus combines imaginative marketing, product quality and an aggressive field sales force to build its brands to be market leaders while profitably growing the business of its brewery suppliers, its wholesalers and retail partners.
Brand development is the principle philosophy that drives day-to-day thinking, strategies and actions.
The Gambrinus Company is known for its aggressive stance on brand development and for providing the consistent long term commitment developing brands require. Gambrinus' commitment to quality extends to all aspects of the company's business. The same attention to detail in the brewing of Shiner, BridgePort, Pete's Wicked brands, Trumer Pils and Tappeto Volante is applied to the marketing and growth of the brands...to the shared internal resources of Sales and Marketing...and to the distribution of the entire Gambrinus portfolio. According to President Carlos Alvarez, "We're not a company based on growth by acquisition, but rather based on growth of brands offering distinctive appeal to consumers."
Our continued success relies on our commitment to these ideals:
Passion total commitment to a business built on relationships and trust.
Dedication unrelenting focus on volume growth through brand development.
Persistence absolute attention to detail in every aspect of the business.
Creativity building awareness among retailers and consumers through focused business execution and a never-say-never attitude.