San Gabriel Beverage Group

Phillip Capriccio founded San Gabriel Beverage Group in 2009 after many years of experience in the beverage industry. Phil’s career began in 1978 at his family owned and operated company, Garvey Wholesale Beverage, which was established in 1967 as a beer and wine wholesaler. At the time of San Gabriel Beverage Group’s founding, his 31 years of experience gave him a deep understanding of the Beer & Wine market. His industry knowledge led to the development of San Gabriel Beverage Group’s line of wine-based brands and the founding of San Gabriel Beverage Group. Today, San Gabriel Beverage Group is your premier importer and supplier of innovative wine and spirit brands as well as signature cocktail mixes.

San Gabriel Beverage Group’s products are created with the customer in mind. Our products provide establishments with a Beer & Wine Only License, rather than a Distilled Spirits License, the opportunity to serve their patrons unique and refreshing cocktails. Our Fermented Brands seek to help increase our customer’s profit margins and help them better serve their customers.

San Gabriel Beverage Group also provides a full line of signature cocktail mixes that have been formulated to provide exceptional taste and can be beautifully paired with any of our fermented brands as well as distilled spirits.

As a licensed spirits, wine, and beer importer, San Gabriel Beverage Group is a valuable partner in brand-building, thus allowing craft distillers, wineries, and breweries to establish their brands and products in the United States. We provide assistance and guidance with product development, marketing and pricing strategies, as well as point of sale design and creation.

For more information about the many benefits of our brands, please contact us today.


Phillip Capriccio
President and Founder

Phil Capriccio earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management from California State University, Long Beach. After graduating in 1978, he began working at the family business side-by-side with Fred Capriccio, his father and founder of Garvey Wholesale Beverage. In 1967, Phil started SGBG’s sister company, San Gabriel Valley Warehouse, to provide market management services to beverage distributors and distillers. Phil prides himself on his deep understanding of the Beer & Wine market as Garvey Wholesale Beverage began as a Beer & Wine Wholesaler. Due to this expertise and his Beer & Wine roots, Phil founded San Gabriel Beverage Group in 2009 after the development of his line of proprietary wine-based brands. In addition to running three beverage industry companies, Phil enjoys deep sea fishing and sipping on fine Tequila.


Nicholas Capriccio
Director of Business Development

Nick Capriccio graduated from New York University in 2014, where he played collegiate volleyball and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management with a concentration in Sports Law. He is currently the Director of Business Development for San Gabriel Beverage Group and is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans to expand the SGBG portfolio. He also oversees the day to day operations of the company. Nick currently lives in the LA area and enjoys playing beach volleyball with his friends in his free time.

Judy Martinez
Brand Manager

Spanish-speaking Judy Martinez attended California State University Fullerton where she earned her Bachelor’s degree. She has been working in the beverage industry since 2007 and was hired as Brand Manager at San Gabriel Beverage Group in 2014. During her time in the beverage industry she has helped grow brands nationally. Judy has honed her skills and prides herself in her ability to research and target new markets. As someone who enjoys building professional and long-term relationships, she is constantly managing accounts, meeting with distributors, organizing special events and supporting sales representatives. Her goal is to make the SGBG portfolio a complete success and a house-hold name. Judy currently lives in the OC and enjoys traveling and skate-boarding to her yoga classes during her free time.