In the Country Hill Center

87th St. Pkwy. & Lackman Rd.

Lenexa, KS  66219

(913) 492-1604


In the Prairie Village Shops

71st St. & Mission Rd.

Prairie Village, KS  66208

(913) 236-5311



Andy Wingert

Andy grew up in the Lenexa area and has been with Rimann’s since December 1993 when he needed a part-time job during Christmas break from Kansas State University.  After graduation, Andy decided to make Rimann’s his career and has enjoyed his relationships with co-workers and customers over the years.  He is a member of the Guild of Sommeliers and likes to help customers pick out wines to match their palates.  One of his best traits is finding out what people like or dislike about certain wines and taking that information to find the wine that is right for them.  In his spare time Andy enjoys fishing, growing tomatoes, boating on area rivers, watching sports and burning up I-70 to go to KSU sporting events.  He also spends time building things out of old wine barrels, which you can see for yourself at the store.


Mitzi Monson

Mitzi grew up in Olathe and currently lives in Spring Hill.  She has been with Rimann’s since January 2003 and likes the fact that most of the staff has been working together for a long time and have become friends. In fact she met her husband at Rimann's!  She feels her best attribute to the team is making sure everything runs smoothly to ensure our customers have the best shopping experience possible. In her spare time Mitzi is an avid reader, in fact, at lunchtime you will find her somewhere close by reading.  Other interests are her family, child welfare, and animal rescue.


Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, drink and indoorAnnie Davis

Annie moved back to the area and re joined the Rimann staff in August 2016. Annie grew up in Springfield, Missiouri.  She likes beer and baseball.  She splits her time working at Rimann's and Double Shift Brewing Company, learning all she can about beer.  When not working Annie enjoys hanging out with her fiance David and dog Frodo.


Molly Fitts

“Ole Miss Molly” grew up in Oxford, Mississippi and has been working at Rimann’s since moving to Kansas City in July 2006.  Great customers and fun co-workers are what she enjoys most about her job at Rimann’s.  Molly’s friendliness and great attitude are her best traits when it comes to helping customers.  In her spare time Molly likes to read, spend time with her dogs and is an avid sports enthusiast, particularly football and basketball.


Zach Kunze

Coming to us from Hutchinson, KS, Zach joined the team at Rimann's in April, 2015. A big fan of trying new wines and beers, Zach's other favorite things at work are our friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff and customers who share that enthusiasm. Hobbies are reading and writing short stories, poetry, and fiction, particularly fantasy and historical.

Zach Kunze

Coming to us from Hutchinson, KS, Zach joined the team at Rimann's in April, 2015. A big fan of trying new wines and beers, Zach's other favorite things at work are our friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff and customers who share that enthusiasm. Hobbies are reading and writing short stories, poetry, and fiction, particularly fantasy and historical.

Jon Payne Image may contain: 1 person, closeup

Jon is a Lenexa resident and return team member in the Lenexa store.  Jon is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary school and works at Mission Hills Country Club.  His passion is anything culinary and he enjoys helping customers pair wine with food.  When not working Jon enjoys time with his son and family.


DJ Mann

Darren was born in KC and grew up in Prairie Village and attended Shawnee Mission East High School before going to the University of Texas.

In his free time D.J. enjoys spending time with family & friends, watching the local sports teams and seeing local bands perform.  He also enjoys watching science programs.

At Rimann’s DJ likes the professionalism and passion of the management and tenured staff and enjoys learning new things daily.  His favorite things about working at Rimann’s is helping customers and working with the fellow staff members.


Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, sitting, table and indoorHannah Buffington

Hannah is from Austin, Texas and we are happy she moved to KC and is part of the Rimann team.  Her regular job is as an account administrator at Lockton Affinity.  When she isn’t working she volunteers her time at Great Plains animal shelter helping to find animals homes.  She also enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and two kitties.  Her favorite drinks are dirty gin martinis, Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon and Prairie Artisan Birthday Bomb.  Hannah really enjoys working with her friends at Rimann’s and learning more about wine & beer.


Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, standing and eyeglassesAlex Turner

Alex grew up in Topeka and attended Manhattan Christian College.  He really enjoys turning customers on to new beers, wine and spirits.  Some of his favorite drinks are beer and whiskey, primarily stouts and IPA's for beer and Rye whiskey or scotch.  He also works as a bartender at Double Shift Brewery in the Crossroads.  In his free time Alex enjoys hanging out with friends and playing video games.

Marc Frey

Marc grew up in Bonner Springs and attended Bishop Ward High School before going to Avila University.  His favorite things about working at Rimann’s is the pride for the store that the staff has, the excellent customer service and the people he works with.  His favorite drinks are spiked egg nog, Midori sours and white Russians.  In his free time Marc enjoys going to escape rooms, doing jigsaw puzzles, going to the movies, traveling and spending time with his friends.


Duke, a Mexican Red Headed Amazon, has resided in the Lenexa store since February 1986.  He enjoys visits from customers and children and is quick with a whistle and requests for a "cracker".


Prairie Village


Steve Sharpton

Steve grew up in the Kansas City area and has been in the liquor industry longer than any other Rimann’s employee, including Marshall.  He began working at Vern Bryant’s store in 1980 and has been on the Rimann staff since 1999 when Bryant Liquors became Rimann Liquors of Prairie Village.  Steve enjoys bringing in new products for our ever-changing clientele and has enjoyed the many people he’s worked with over the years.  His best asset is product knowledge and memory for detail regarding customer’s tastes and selections.  In his spare time Steve enjoys cooking, listening to music, searching for new and ever-better beers and watching old western movies and TV shows.


Paul Otto

Paul has lived in Kansas City his whole life and has been on the Rimann team since August 2005.  He enjoys his co-workers and interacting with customers on both the retail and wholesale side of the business.  Paul believes his continued product knowledge is one of his better traits and is very comfortable helping customers find the perfect bottle of wine.  In his free time Paul likes all kinds of sports, playing with his dog, fixing up his new house, reading books and chilling out.


Ann Pontow

Ann was born in Ohio and has lived in the Kansas City area for over 20 years.  She began working at Rimann’s in 2005 and loves the atmosphere and working with her co-workers.  Ann believes her most useful trait is working in the office and making sure everything “balances.”  In her spare time Ann watches NASCAR, movies, loves to cook and try new recipes, and hanging out with friends and neighbors.


Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, standing and outdoorCarly Williams-Jones

Carly was born in Chicago and grew up in Kansas City.  She has been on the Rimann staff since June 2005 and enjoys her fellow employees, getting to try new products that come into the store and broadening her wine knowledge.  Carly feels she has a close relationship with most customers that have continued to shop at Rimann’s over the years and hopes they feel like they are valued customers.  In her spare time Carly enjoys spending time with her daughters, family and friends, and likes to play sand volleyball.


Brian “Roy” Monson

Brian is a native of Holton, Kansas and has been with Rimann’s since July 2001.  He has worked at both Lenexa and Prairie Village and currently handles the wholesale in Prairie Village.  Things he likes best about working at Rimann’s are the people he works with and meeting new people and interacting with the customers.  In fact he met his wife at Rimann's!  In his spare time he likes to go bass fishing, spend time with family, play with his beloved dog Taffy, and listen to music.





Chris Riebe

Chris is a life long Kansas Citian and has been with Rimann Liquors since 2005.  Chris can be found at both the Prairie Village and Lenexa store.  He enjoys learning about new products that become available to us and especially enjoys trying them out so he can share the information with our customers.  He likes to help customers pick out new products and enjoys helping pair wine and beer with meals they are preparing.  In his free time Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, going out and trying new restaurants and cooking new meals.  He also enjoys watching movies, playing video games and playing with his dogs.




Steve Stein

Steve was born in Wichita and has spent the majority of his life in the Kansas City area.  His interests and hobbies run from film, music, photography to anything technical.  Steve enjoys helping customers explore the many facets of craft beer and when he isn’t working in the store, Steve can be found working the Boulevard Smokestack bottling line at Kansas City’s favorite local brewery.







Our Staff

Both Rimann Liquors locations are locally owned and operated.  Meet our friendly, helpful staff and find out more about who we are.

Visit our Party Shop for all your gift-giving and party needs.  Lolita glassware, wine accessories, cigars, and much more are available in the Party Shop!
Food & Drink FYI

Learn about wine, beer and spirits. Beverage tips, wine terms, and answers to frequently asked questions.

What's Shakin' at Rimann's

Be it shaken or stirred, cocktails and mixed drinks never go out of fashion.  Spirits, drink recipes and the latest trends in mixology.

What's Cookin' at Rimann's

Our traditional newsletter recipes are now available online!  Also included are recipes from our staff with advice on wine and beer pairings.

Our Story...

Marshall and Mary Rimann opened Rimann Liquors of Lenexa in the Country Hill Center on March 5, 1983. Their vision, to provide the community with an extensive wine and spirits selection, a wide array of imported and craft beers, and what today has become Rimann's trademark, in-depth customer service.  The original 1,500 square foot store was enlarged and remodeled in 1989 and again in 2001 to its current 5,100 square feet.

In 1999, Marshall and Mary purchased a 700 square foot store in the Prairie Village Shopping Center. At the same time, they leased the space formerly occupied by Ambience Fur.  On December 1, 1999 the new Rimann Liquors of Prairie Village opened with 4100 square feet of retail space and 2000 square feet of basement storage.

Under the leadership of Andy Wingert, Managing Partner in Lenexa, and Steve Sharpton, General Manager in Prairie Village, Rimann Liquors has built its business and reputation on friendly, courteous customer service. For three years in a row, Food & Wine Magazine included Rimann’s in their list of “TOP WINE SHOPS IN AMERICA” based on selection, service and advice. Today, both Rimann Liquors of Lenexa and Prairie Village have become two of the highest volume retail liquors stores in Kansas.

The Kansas City Star recently named Marshall as “One Who Has Made A Difference” in the wine business in Kansas City.

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