Welcome to Horizon Beverage of ME, NH, and VT!
Horizon Beverage Company - Northern Control States
Founded in 1934 by Morris Sims, Horizon Beverage Group is one of New England’s leading wine and spirits distribution companies. In 2007, Morris’ grandchildren, Bob Epstein and Jim Rubenstein purchased the outstanding shares of Ultra Beverage Company (a company they helped found in 1995) to form Horizon Beverage Company operating across the states of New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont. Today, the company is the largest wine broker in the region and second largest spirits broker with a significant portfolio of leading name brands as well as a niche of fine spirits and fortified wines to serve the marketplace.
Horizon Beverage Company’s Control States’ business is managed by Joe LaRocca. Joe joined the company in 2008, his experience as an industry veteran has helped Horizon’s business and that of its supplier partners grow as the New England marketplace has evolved over the last decade. Joe is a graduate of Boston College and a second generation member of the business. He has held various executive positions over his career in the wine & spirits industry.
Horizon Beverage in New Hampshire
Established in June of 1992, the Horizon Beverage Company is the preeminent marketing, merchandizing and distribution driven firm in Northern New England. Our New Hampshire office, which moved to Concord in 2009, maintains a sales and marketing organization that encompasses field personnel in the three northern New England states – New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.
Our strong leadership team has supplier, distributor, broker, open and control experience that is unparalleled in the market. Paul Power, Vice President of Spirits leads our team across the three states while Mark Morin, Vice President of Wines heads up the New Hampshire focused wine business.