Established in 1968, Southern Wine & Spirits is a wine and spirits distributor that supplies products in more than 25 U.S. states. The company maintains a staff of over 10,000 employees and provides distilled spirits, beers and nonalcoholic beverages. It offers a range of wines that includes sangiovese, chardonnay and pinot grigio. Southern Wine & Spirits sponsors scholarship programs and provides beverage education to its staff. The company supports various charitable organizations, such as the American Cancer Society and Children's Memorial Hospital. It additionally organizes several wine and food festivals. Headquartered in Miami, Southern Wine & Spirits maintains an office in Mount Vernon, Ill.