North America

    Lion has a growing team in the United States focused on the craft beer and fine wine sectors.


    US Craft Beer

    Lion Little World Beverages has a team of passionate brewers and coworkers in the United States focused craft beer.

    We commenced by bringing some of best loved craft beer brands, such as Little Creatures, to key cities and states.

    At the end of 2019, we acquired New Belgium Brewing, one of the leading craft breweries in the U.S., establishing an expanded presence for Lion Little World Beverages in the world’s largest market for craft beer.

    US Wine

    Our US wine subsidiary, Distinguished Vineyards & Wine Partners, operates a vertically integrated business in premium wine. Dedicated to excellence, promoting social equity and advancing sustainability, our team produces wine and proudly farms more than 1,000 acres of sustainably certified estate vineyards across California and Oregon.

    With distribution that spans all 50 U.S. States and across Canada, our wine portfolio includes a collection of iconic wineries that are recognised as benchmarks for their regions, including Argyle Winery in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, MacRostie Winery on the Sonoma Coast, and Markham Vineyards in the Napa Valley. Our team imports the award-winning wines of Wither Hills from Marlborough, New Zealand, and we represent the fast-growing, contemporary wine brands of TEXTBOOK Napa Valley and The Counselor from the Alexander Valley.


    Our Venues

    New Belgium Brewing, Fort Collins, USA

    You can visit the Fort Collins Liquid Centre, Colorado for beer sampling, brewery tours, live story-telling, food and fun!

    New Belgium Brewing, Asheville, USA

    Pay a visit to the tasting room at the Asheville Liquid Centre North Carolina and enjoy a drop from their tasty line-up of beers, reserve a complimentary daily brewery tour or discover what’s cooking in their daily food trucks.

    Magnolia Brewing, San Francisco, USA

    The pub on the corner of Haight and Masonic streets where it all began. Magnolia’s creative passion isn’t just about the beer—its food as well riffed on tradition and quality ingredients and fosters a strong neighborhood culture.

    Magnolia Brewing, Dogpatch, San Francisco, USA

    Magnolia Dogpatch is an independent brewery, full-service restaurant, beer garden, and event space where guests can enjoy a diverse selection of craft beer and modern American fare inspired by San Francisco’s rich culinary heritage.

    MacRostie Winery, Sonoma Valley, USA

    MacRostie Winery and Vineyards was named 'Best Winery in Sonoma' and 'Best Tasting Room in Napa and Sonoma' at San Francisco Magazine's 'Best of Wine Country Awards. The renowned MacRostie Estate House offers several tasting options in idyllic indoor and outdoor seating areas.

    Argyle Winery, Oregon, USA

    You can visit Argyle Winery in Dundee – the Heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Enjoy seated, leisurely tastings in the stunning Tasting House, or on the outdoor porch or patio. Delve deeper with elevated experiences – Legacy Tastings and Masters of Sparkling Class, hosted by an expert in the Argyle Library.

    Markham Napa Valley Vineyards, Napa Valley, USA

    Founded in 1977, Markham Vineyards is a leading Napa Valley winery producing sustainably grown and crafted wines from 350-acres of Napa Valley estate vineyards in a historic winery built in 1879. Markham believes in the power of community, the sanctity of the soil, and the notion that all voices deserve to be heard.  From wine and potato chip pairings to virtual vineyard fly overs, each of our winery experiences features spectacular wines, an engaging Wine Guide and our Markham hospitality.

    TEXTBOOK Vineyards, Napa Valley, USA

    Founded in 2004, TEXTBOOK specializes in small lots of critically acclaimed Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc from some of Napa Valley's best vineyards.

    Our Brands

    Ordering with Lion

    At Lion, nothing excites us more than great brands. Talk to one of our team today about how to order some of the best beverage brands on the market.