About

+ What We Do

Artisanal Beverage Import & Sales Co. specializes in selling and marketing hand-crafted beers, wines and spirits.

+ Mission Statement

Providing value added sales and marketing solutions to beverage suppliers worldwide in the states of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.

+ Who We Are

Mark A. Monfrey

Import & Sales

Mark A. Monfrey started the company in 2000. His family has a long and distinguished history in the beverage industry. The Monfreys’ had a successful Falstaff distributorship in San Antonio and later a wine and liquor distributorship in Austin and San Antonio.

Mark graduated from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and worked in the distribution side of the business at his father’s firm. He later was employed as the General Manager of a multi-brand distributorship in Dallas. Mark also worked as the Regional Manager in a five state area for Molson Brewing, Foster’s Brewing, Pyramid Brewing and Miller Brewing Company.

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Jeff A. Daniels

Import & Sales

Jeff A. Daniels joined Artisanal Beverage Company in 2004. Jeff attended college at Texas A&I University in Kingsville. After attending college Jeff worked for HEB Grocery Company for over 10 years. His experience in selling and merchandising grocery products has become a key part of working successfully in the alcohol beverage industry.

Jeff joined Glazer Distributors of Texas in 1991 and worked for Glazer’s for over 12 years. He has worked as the Director of wines for the Glazer based San Antonio branch from 1991 to 1997. Jeff then worked as a Corporate Field Marketing Manager for the Glazer’s marketing team covering Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas. This marketing team represented brands from the Allied Domec Spirits portfolio. The Glazer marketing team also represented specialty wineries, distilleries and malt beverages from many countries. Jeff was the Glazer State Malt Beverage Manager from 2000 to 2004.

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John Leyva Artisanal Beverage

John Leyva

Beer & Wine Consultant

Artisanal Beverage Co. LLC is pleased to have John Leyva join Mark and I as a partner with our company.  John comes to us via Glazers Distributors where he served as a, salesmen, district manager, area director and regional chain manager. John brings over 20 years of market experience and management of brands to our company.  John, and his family will stay in San Antonio where John is a native.  John will manage the Austin, San Antonio and Valley area for Artisanal Beverage Co.  LLC

Contact: Click here to contact John.

+ Customer Service

The company provides the following services for its partners:

  • Purchase Orders
  • Inventory Control
  • Distributor Sales Training
  • Corporate Chain Calls
  • National Account Calls
  • Sports and Music Venues
  • Consumer Tastings
  • Special Events
  • Account Surveys
  • Distributor Sales Meetings
  • Marketing and Pricing
  • Point of Sale Management
  • Executing Business Strategies

+ Partners

Artisanal Beverage Co. LLC. is collaborating with select companies to provide unique, high quality, hand crafted beverages.

Some of our partners include:

Spirits:

  • Four Roses Bourbon
  • Jefferson Bourbon
  • Goslings Rum
  • Rhum Clement
  • Barbancourt Rhum
  • Magellan Gin
  • Right Gin
  • Absente Refined
  • Grand Absente
  • Kubler Absente
  • Pallini Limoncello
  • Marc Danielle Orange
  • Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey
  • Clontarf 1014 Irish Whiskey
  • Boru Irish Vodka
  • Ocho Tequila
  • Kinky Friedman’s Man In black Tequila

Beer:

  • Radeberger
  • San Miguel
  • Hobgoblin
  • Monty Python
  • Yanjing
  • Xingu
  • Gavroche
  • St. Peter’s
  • 3 Monts
  • Rince Cochon
  • Clausthaler

Wines:

  • Vui Manent
  • Gilles Louvet