Perpera

 

Sofia Perpera


Sofia Perpera received the diploma of Chemistry of the University of Athens and continued with oenology and wine tasting studies in Bordeaux II University. After working for short periods in wineries in Bordeaux & in Greece, In 1998 Sofia was hired by the Greek Wine Federation where she worked for the promotion of Greek wine at home and abroad, Greek wine legislation, the creation of educational programs for the wine sector and organization of intra-national activities between European winemaking countries..

In 2003 she founded All About Greek Wine (AAGW) the first company to create and manage a national promotional campaign for Greek wine in North America. Sofia is actively engaged in the marketing strategy of the Greek wine abroad. She manages the Greek Wine Bureau in North America on behalf of the National Inter-Professional Organization of Vine and Wine and coordinates the promotional activities of Wines of Greece.

Sofia continues to consult for the Greek Wine Federation and participates in national advisory committees for the promotion of Greek wines. In addition she coordinates the promotional campaign for Wines from Santorini in the US.

In 2011 Sofia was voted Best Ambassador for Greek wine in a poll conducted by Wine Business International Magazine, while In 2012 and 2013 she was included in the top 100 most influential people in the US wine industry by intowine.com.