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Elenteny Imports Names Colangelo & Partners Agency of Record


NEW YORK, NY, September 9, 2020 – Elenteny Imports has announced that Colangelo & Partners, a fine wine, spirits and food-focused integrated communications agency, will be its agency of record tasked with developing and executing  a comprehensive communications strategy targeting beverage alcohol operators in the United States and Europe.  

“Over the past ten years, we have had the pleasure of helping so many wine, beer, and spirits companies. Connecting the dots between compliance complexities and distribution strategy, as well as helping them compete direct-to-trade with fewer overhead costs, allows our clients to grow,” stated Elenteny Imports co-founder and CEO, Alexi Cashen.  “We are excited to begin a public relations campaign with Colangelo & Partners to broaden the message of Elenteny Imports and to connect with new companies who need cost-savings solutions in order to stay competitive,” says Elenteny Imports co-founder and President, Tim Elenteny.  

Elenteny Imports was founded in 2010 by two veterans of the wine industry, Alexi Cashen and Tim Elenteny, who sought to drastically improve logistics efficiencies. Since their inception they have grown to import over one million cases of wine annually and helped over 400 clients grow their sales from coast to coast.  Elenteny is a premier, cloud-based freight forwarder and a U.S. distribution service in all 50 states.  Their goal is to provide logistics solutions, guaranteeing all of the details between initial order and final sale. Elenteny’s services are helping importers navigate the complex regulatory framework to compete in a quickly evolving industry. Elenteny Imports joins a strong roster of prestigious wine brands, regions and innovative services for the wine industry at Colangelo & Partners including Ornellaia, Empson USA, Wines from Spain, Trentodoc, SevenFifty Technologies, Vivino, and 3×3 Insights. 

“Elenteny Imports shares our client centered philosophy providing critical services that impact the bottom line of companies in the beverage alcohol industry,” says Colangelo & Partners COO, Felipe Gonzalez-Gordon.  “We are thrilled to work hand in hand with Elenteny in informing the industry of how brands owners and importers can use their services to increase profits.” 

About Elenteny Imports 

Founded in 2010, Elenteny Imports is a B2B logistics company servicing US Importers and wine, beer and spirits brands looking for a modern approach to alcohol distribution in the US.  Elenteny helps hundreds of companies navigate the three-tier system to easily expand their market reach, guaranteeing all of the details between initial order and final sale, allowing importers and brands to focus on what makes them grow:  sourcing and sales.  

About Colangelo & Partners 

Colangelo & Partners specializes in premium food, wine and spirits brands, and has long established relationships with the key press that drive these business categories and help determine the industry leaders.  Agency principals have years of experience in retail and distribution as well as communications, a rare combination that gives Colangelo & Partners invaluable insights into consumer purchasing behavior.  The agency focuses on ‘closing the loop’ between creative communications programs, distribution, promotion, publicity and the consumer in order to maximize the efficiency of its communications programs and deliver measurable results.  Founded in 2006, Colangelo & Partners was honored as one of the year’s top integrated communications firms at the 2013 Agency Elite Awards and for one of the best digital marketing campaigns at the 2014 Digital PR Awards.  

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