Pinnacle Yeast Coming Soon



BSG to distribute a new lineup of AB Biotek wine yeast under the Pinnacle Brand

Complete range of yeasts will be available soon - please inquire with your Sales Manager

ST. LOUIS (January 23, 2018) - AB Biotek - a business division of AB Mauri created in March 2017 - BSG has formed a new agreement providing yeast for wine to the North America marketplace. 

BSG will begin distributing a new lineup of AB Biotek wine yeast under the Pinnacle brand.

“While AB Biotek is a relatively new name in the wine industry, our AB Mauri parent division has been active in this marketplace for several decades,” said Greg Strauss, senior vice president, AB Biotek North America. 

“Our deal with AB Biotek symbolizes the substantial opportunities taking place within today’s wine environment,” said Ryu Yamamoto, Technical Sales Director, BSG Wine. “With these new Pinnacle wine yeast products, we are expanding our reach within the important dry yeast category.”

The Pinnacle and Maurivin ranges consist of specially-selected yeasts that produce high-quality wines - from traditional red and white varieties to rosé and champagne. Beyond product, AB Biotek and BSG can assist customers by understanding their specific needs and requirements before recommending an optimal yeast strain for the ultimate end-use product.



About AB Biotek

AB Biotek contributes to the success of customers through the delivery of superior technical service and fermentation expertise combined with quality yeast and technology solutions for the alcohol beverage, biofuel, and nutrition industries. AB Biotek has commercial scale yeast production capabilities in locations all around the world. Additionally, the AB Biotek North America region headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, features a research and development laboratory that provides yeast and fermentation diagnostics. For more information about AB Biotek and its offerings, visit

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