National Wine & Spirits’ origins are in beverage alcohol distribution. Today, its new venture subsidiary, NWS Holdings LLC, invests dollars and expertise in entrepreneurial companies competing in diverse industries ranging from cloud-based software enabling precision medicine to fully-compostable insulating foam containers.


National Wine & Spirits, Inc. was founded in Indianapolis as National Liquor Company after Prohibition ended when it was issued Indiana Permit #7. The Company was purchased by Jim LaCrosse and two partners in 1973. By the late 1980s, Jim had led the consolidation of wine and spirits wholesalers in the state from 27 to two, establishing a model that most other states would eventually follow….


With roots extending before Prohibition, RNDC is one of the nation’s leading wholesale beverage alcohol distributors, specializing in wine and spirits. As the preferred partner for alcohol producers who value the three-tier system, RNDC serves as a brand-building and product expert liaison between suppliers and those who sell or serve alcoholic beverages. Customer service, product expertise, and executional excellence are the hallmarks of our enduring success. By closely monitoring evolving market trends, we understand the unique needs of our customers and consumers. Our knowledge in the process and craft of alcoholic beverage production fuels our passion for the art of selling lifestyle products.

NWS Holdings LLC
733 S. West Street
Indianapolis IN 46225

317.602.6644 office

317.602.6720 fax


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