Beer Birthday: Don Feinberg

Today is Don Feinberg’s 60th birthday, the Big 6-O. Don, along with his wife Wendy Littlefield, ran the Belgian export company Vanberg & DeWulf. Their portfolio included such great beer lines as Dupont, Castelain and Dubuisson (Bush). They were also the original founders of Brewery Ommegang. Four years ago they celebrated their 30th anniversary of being involved in the beer industry and bringing great beer to America. Plus, they’re great fun to hang out and drink with. Unfortunately, recently sold Vanberg & DeWulf, and are taking some time off, before deciding on their next project. Join me in wishing Don a very happy birthday.

Don, along with the Dubuisson brewmaster, being poured Lambrucha in Chicago in 2010.

Wendy and Don at a dinner in Belgium last year.

Wendy Littlefield, Don and Greg Engert at a Vanberg & DeWulf tasting in Washington, D.C. (photo by Chuck Cook)

Wendy and Don in 1979.


  1. Gary Gillman says

    I met him and Wendy 20 years ago in Toronto and they haven’t changed. Legends in the beer business. Nice to see this kudos.


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