Beverage Mining, Inc. was founded in 2013 by Gary Moore to provide consulting services for companies and brands within the wine and spirits industry. Beverage Mining brings 40 years experience in supplier and distributor beverage operations.
GARY D. MOORE - PRESIDENT & FOUNDER
Gary Moore has been in the wine and spirits industry for a long, long time. He started in Southern California with the Gallo winery as a sales representative. He worked his way up through their retail system until they developed their first on-premise organization in 1979. He did field marketing for Gallo in the West. Moved his family to Oregon, where he was the Northwest Area manager for Gallo. Went inside a distributor in Portland for a few years where he managed both on & off premise sales organizations. In 1987 he moved to Washington, D.C. where he assumed the responsibilities of National Account Manager for Marriott Hotels.
In 1990 he left Gallo to join the Glen Ellen Winery as Director of National Accounts, Western, U.S. He moved back to his hometown of San Diego, and in 1993 when Glen Ellen sold to Heublein, Gary became Director of National Accounts for Heublein’s U.S. wine operations.
In 1995 he joined the Julius Schepps distributor in Houston, Texas, as Director of On Premise. In 1997, Schepps sold to Republic Beverage. At that time, he was promoted to VP, of the Heritage Wine Company. In 1999, he was asked to set-up the wine and spirit national accounts division for Republic Beverage, where he retired in 2013 as the Vice President of their US National Accounts operation.