About Us

We are proud to be the premier beverage distributor of Beer, Wine, Spirits and Non-Alcoholic beverages in Central California. Some of our suppliers include Molson Coors, Constellation Brands, Heineken USA, Diageo, Mark Anthony Brands, Boston Beer, Sierra Nevada and many other very popular beverages. Our company, founded in 1981 by Lou Amendola, serves the greater San Joaquin Valley from Tulare County to southern Stanislaus County and is honored to employ over 350 people in Central California. We deliver over 12 million cases annually to more than 4,000 retail accounts.

Our Service Area

We serve a region with a population of 2.5 million
people from our new state-of-the-art distribution center
located in Fresno at 3525 S. East Avenue. The 300,000
square foot complex provides ample cold storage for our
products and serves as our headquarters.

History

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1981

Lou Amendola purchases Valley Products in Yuba City, California, a Coors distributor.

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1984

Lou Amendola purchases Cencal Beverage (Coors distributor), and the name of the company is changed to Fresno Beverage.

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1986

Valley Distributing in Merced is acquired and becomes part of Fresno Beverage.

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1990

Margosian Beverage become part of the Fresno Beverage family, adding Miller Brewing to the Valley Wide family.

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1994

Fresno Beverage acquires distribution rights to Corona & Modelo.

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1995

Miller Brands in Merced and Mariposa Counties are acquired and Fresno Beverage is re-named Valley Wide Beverage Company.

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1997

Miller Brands of Visalia, California is brought into the Valley Wide family in Tulare and Kings County.

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1999

C&S Distribution (Coors Brewing) in Visalia acquired.

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2014

Lou Amendola is recognized with the MillerCoors Legend Award.

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2015

Valley Wide completes the acquisition of Cencal beverage in Ceres adding Southern Stanislaus County to Service territory.

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2018

New distribution center is opened in Fresno.

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2020

392kW added to our Solar system, for a total system size of 1.492 megawatts. Valley Wide Distribution Center now has 4,354 total Solar panels.

Awards

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