Ted Lelekas, founder

  • Vice-President of the International Federation of Wine & Spirits Journalists and Writers (FIJEV)
  • Voted “Most Influential Wine Journalist in Greece” (Meiningers Business International Magazine, August 2011)
  • Among the global Top20 of Wine Influencers in social media for 2015, 2016 and 2017 (socialvignerons.com)
  • Member of the editorial team of Oenohoos Magazine (national, circulation c.100,000), published by Kathimerini Newspaper in Greece
  • The only member of «The Circle of Wine Writers» in Greece
  • The first Greek wine blogger (2007)
  • Regular judge at international wine competitions (Concours Mondial de Bruxelles; Citadelles du Vin; Mundus Vini; Grenaches du Monde; International Wine Contest Bucharest; International Wine Competition of Cyprus; Thessaloniki International Wine Competition)
  • Holder of WSET Certificates Level 1, 2 and 3 (Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits – with Distinction)
  • Active member and Greek ambassador of the #winelover community
  • New Wines of Greece tasting panel member for the “ambassador wine” selection programme
  • Seasoned wine educator for amateur oenophiles and professionals
  • Staregister-certified Extra Virgin Olive Oil Pro Taster & Educator
  • Online wine sales specialist, with a founding role in the largest and most successful wine&spirits e-shops in Greece (houseofwine.gr, kylix.gr)
  • Communication, development and training consultant to leading Greek companies in sectors including food, wine, spirits, hospitality, tourism etc