From Japanese shochu, to Oaxacan mezcal, to good old-fashioned Kentucky bourbon, we're as focused as you are on curating a quality spirits selection. Because our business is to help you grow your business. When you partner with us, you'll have access to unparalleled logistical efficiencies, market insights, and a reduced cost of doing business in general. And always a dedication to friendly customer service on a local level. Because to us, it's not just about selling spirits. It's about leaving you in good spirits.
In seeking to fulfill the Southern Glazer’s vision of being the world’s preeminent selling, logistics and data insights company, our Artisanal Spirits leadership team keeps a tight focus on both customers and suppliers.
Executive Vice President, Emerging Brands
Rodolfo Rudy Ruiz is the Executive Vice President/Spirits at Southern Wine and S pirits of America, Inc. Mr. Ruiz began his career in the drinks industry in 1979 at Bacardi USA, where his many professional accomplishments helped make Bacardi one of the world's premier alcoholic beverage suppliers, not only in the United States, but also around the globe. At Bacardi, Mr. Ruiz' previous positions have included President and CEO of Bacardi Asia/Pacific; President of Bacardi Global Brands; and most recently, President and CEO of Bacardi USA.