Toronto, ON – Kolonaki Fine Wines & Spirits, a division of KOLONAKI Group of Companies, is nominated for the Liquor Board of Ontario’s (LCBO) Partner of the Year Award – Small Agency/Supplier Category. The criteria to be nominated in the Partner of the Year- Small Agency/Supplier category, the supplier/agency must:
- Be innovative
- Have integrity
- Work well with the LCBO on many levels
- Have solid communication and work the market
- Support LCBO Social Responsibility and Environmental initiatives
- Support both retail and on-premise businesses
The nominees in this category must check off all the boxes from the other award categories and essentially “exceed expectations across the board.”
“We thank the LCBO for this tremendous honour and for recognizing our commitment to our suppliers, customers, and the market. In these challenging times, it is a great testament to our hard-working and dedicated team and our suppliers who work so closely with us every step of the way. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners.” Steve Kriaris, President, The KOLONAKI Group of Companies.
Kolonaki Fine Wines & Spirits is a prior recipient of an Elsie Award (2014/2015) for “Best Gift Item”, Armand de Brignac. This is their second nomination.
About The (LCBO) Liquor Control Board of Ontario: The LCBO is an Ontario government enterprise and one of the world’s largest buyers and retailers of beverage alcohol. Through more than 660 retail stores, catalogues, e-Commerce, special order services, close to 400 LCBO Convenience Outlets, which provide cost effective, convenient and socially responsible access for rural consumers, and as wholesaler to almost 450 Grocery stores, the LCBO offers more than 28,000 products annually, from more than 80 countries, to consumers and licensed establishments. www.lcbo.com
About KOLONAKI Group of Companies: KOLONAKI Group of Companies is a leading importer and distributor of craft wines, beers, spirits, premier foods and beverages, and curated lifestyle items. Based in Toronto, Canada, KOLONAKI Group of Companies was established in 2000 as a fine wine & beverage agency. Since our inception, we have realised a market need for high-quality artisan foods, beverages, home-wares, and unique offerings from the Mediterranean and abroad. Today, KOLONAKI Group of Companies consists of three divisions, Fine Wines & Spirits, Fine Foods & Beverages, and Fine Lifestyle. We have spent two decades curating a portfolio of over 150 different products from artisan producers. Our products are available at fine retailers across North America. Our products are also available from our websites for delivery worldwide. We are passionate and committed to bringing the best of the world into your home. www.KolonakiGroup.com