Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Massachusetts

Creating jobs, ensuring consumer safety, &
product reliability for over 87 years.

3,434
People employed by distributors in MA
$365.2M
Wages for Massachusetts
Wholesaler Employees
>$1M
Charitable giving in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Wine and Spirit Wholesalers (WSWM) is a regional industry organization representing the state’s four largest locally-owned wholesalers. The wine and spirit wholesalers are responsible for an efficient distribution system that delivers the widest variety of products available anywhere in the world in a manner that controls access for of-age consumers, provides taxes to the state and ensures product safety and consumer protection.

The Massachusetts wholesale industry is an important contributor to the local economy with an estimated 69,517 jobs directly created by the wine and spirits industry, and wholesalers alone account for 3,434 of them.

Economic Impact

We put over 3,000 people to work in Massachusetts.  From Avon to Taunton to Norton to Boston, our employees are our greatest assets.

Our employees are your friends and neighbors – we’re truckers, warehouse workers, IT professionals, graphic designers, sales teams, and office personnel.

Thousands of Massachusetts’ residents depend on us.

Nationally
74,000 jobs
Number of workers employed by wholesalers
$6.5 billion
Amount of wages paid
70,000 jobs
Number of manufacturing jobs in the U.S.
Locally
3,434 people
Number of Massachusetts residents employed by wholesalers
>$700 million
Amount of taxes paid to the state
>$1 million
Amount donated to local charities this year

In The News

Names and Faces of WSWM - Laurie Dauphinee

March 1, 2019
WSWM

Each month, we will highlight some of the amazing team members behind Wine & Spirits Wholesalers. This month, we speak with Laurie Dauphinee of Martignetti.

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Three tiers securing safety of our alcohol

March 23, 2018
Journal Gazette

The three-tier system in America helps prevent contaminated alcohol from reaching consumers because alcohol is required to go from a licensed manufacturer to a licensed distributor to a licensed retailer.

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18 Russell Park
Quincy, MA
02169

For General Inquiries
Lou Cassis
(617) 773-7000
For Media Inquiries
Carolyn Spicer
(617) 557-9190

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18 Russell Park
Quincy, MA
02169

For General Inquiries
Lou Cassis
(617) 773-7000
For Media Inquiries
Carolyn Spicer
(617) 557-9190

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