Whether you are opening a new winery, brewery, distillery or other manufacturing facility, or need help or guidance with the licensing of a restaurant, pub, or special occasion, let us know. We can conduct an assessment of your business plan before you get going, give you some honest and helpful tips to assist you in your application, or if you want - we can take care of everything for you!
The BC liquor manufacturing and licensing regulations can be complex and daunting, and getting it wrong can be costly in both time and money. Let us help to de-mystify and de-complexify it for you!
Ben Bryant is a sought-after senior leader in the wine world. He can consult with wineries to help them at any stage of their growth - from starting up to changing it up. International experience and more than 1000 awards for winemaking, along with his in-depth understanding of the business of wine make Ben a perfect choice to work with our clients.
When looking to build or reimagine a tasting room, brewery, distillery, restaurant or pub, there's a lot to consider. Do you need drawings to submit for licensing approval? We have engineering design capabilities to help you bring your vision to life!
Is your liquor manufacturing operation compliant with all the latest tax and accounting requirements with the government? What about regular reporting and the upcoming wine excise tax? The days of voluntary compliance are over and future noncompliance could result in massive assessments. Don't be caught in a critical situation, having to go back over years of records! After a long career as a senior CRA Kristian Hui and his team now work directly with liquor manufacturers to ensure they are compliant with all provincial and federal tax regulations. Weekly, monthly and annual filings are included, and clients receive full audit support as required.
Just look at the shelves in any liquor store today - it's a 'Sea of Same!' With so many brands competing for the consumer's eye (and share of wallet) you need the right brand to stand out. And it's not just about the label - it's about the full B2C experience. Angela Brown is a chief marketing officer with decades of experience leading brand engagement for multiple brands. She has extensive experience overseeing creative & design, branding, agency relationships and facilities budgets in excess of $30Million. She also understands CSR and ESG programming. After a long career in the corporate financial brand world, Angela is now putting her marketing chops and passion for the wine industry to work at Brown Beverage Consulting.
You may own the business, but your staff are the critical piece that makes you sink or swim. In the liquor world, public safety is paramount and compliance to the regulated environment is important. Training and guiding your staff to success is important. Take it from an experienced compliance officer - we know what's needed to make your place compliant and safe for staff and your customers. Taking the time to elevate your training and service procedures is critical in what to do (or not do) in your liquor service/manufacturing space. We offer training customized for your organization.