Pinnacle beverage brokerage specializes in the sales and marketing of high quality, unique producers of spirits, wine, and beer. Pinnacle beverage serves the South East region primarily focusing on (but not limited to) the Carolina’s, Virginia, Gerogia and Tennessee. Our company was formed in 2008, and has two Principals with over 50 years of experience.
Rick Breedlove-The company founder has an impressive tenure with a background of spirits, wine, and beer. Rick has a strong distributor management background, leading key sales teams in both the on and off premise segments with over 23 years of experience. Rick also attends key trade events annually such as Vin Italy and others keeping up with the latest trends in the business.
Jonathan Kauffman-Brings over 10 years of experience in the wine industry. Jonathan began his career at the distributor sales level with Southern Wine and Spirits learning the business from the ground up focusing on wine and spirit sales. Jonathan then progressed to the supplier side of the business becoming the North Carolina district manager for Kendall Jackson Wine and Estates, and the Eastern Regional Manager for Chateau Montelena Winery representing the winery in 17 states along the Eastern seaboard.