Richmond, VA—May 4, 2021—Winebow, a leading national distributor of fine wine and spirits, is pleased to announce, effective immediately, the promotion of Marie Flatau to Vice President of Wholesale Sales, Broad Market in Georgia. Flatau, who joined Winebow in 2015, will continue to be based in Atlanta and report to John McFadden, Senior Vice President of Wholesale Sales, Broad Market.
“Marie is a strong leader whose excellent track record, well-rounded business acumen, and outstanding knowledge of wine and spirits make her a perfect fit for this position,” said McFadden. “I am confident that the Georgia team will thrive under her leadership.”
“This is a terrific opportunity, and I am honored to assume this new role,” said Flatau. “We have an exceptionally talented team and I look forward to working with them to continue strengthening our business in Georgia.”
Flatau has 20 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry. Prior to joining Winebow’s management team in Georgia, she was the Southeast Regional Manager at VIAS Imports. In addition to senior management positions on the importer side, she has held a variety of sales and key account positions with industry wholesalers, including Georgia Crown Distributing Company and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. Flatau holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia and earned the “Advanced Sommelier” title from the Court of Master Sommeliers.
Winebow is a national importer and distributor that offers a dynamic portfolio of fine wine and spirits from around the world. Since 1980, the company has represented some of the most established properties in prominent growing areas, as well as a new generation of winemakers and distillers who are dedicated to innovation and quality. Winebow’s national distribution platform comprises 19 markets that cover 65 percent of the wine consumption in the U.S. Winebow Imports, representing over 100 estates from Europe and the Southern Hemisphere, balances its impressive growth with a culture of specialization and excellence. With a commitment to exceptional service, Winebow strives to be the best partner to its customers and suppliers, and to inspire a passion for fine wine and spirits nationwide. For more information, please visit www.winebow.com.