Thanasi Economou, General Manager, Loumidis Foods
Mike Kostyo, Trendologist, Datassential
DWS, Vice President Athenee Importers
Athenee Importers is the oldest importer of Greek wines in the United States, founded in 1973. Currently, Athenee represents over sixteen wineries from Greece and Cyprus, as well as seven distilleries and 2 breweries. Athenee Importers currently distributes its wines in over 30 states across America. The company represents producers that are focused on quality, regardless of the quantity they produce.
Andrea Englisis received her B.A. in Business Administration from George Washington University in 1997, she began her formal wine studies at the International Wine Center in New York City, an affiliate of London’s Wine & Spirits Education Trust and completed and received her Diploma in Wine & Spirits from the WSET in 2007. As Vice President of Athenee Importers, Andrea is actively involved in training and education on both the distributor and on the retail level. In addition to education, Andrea oversees all national sales as well as cultivating customer relationships and maintaining relationships with the company’s suppliers in Greece and Cyprus.