Born (in 1977) and raised in Thessaloniki. He is a graduate of the Department of Agriculture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and holds a MSc Degree in Oenology - Viticulture from the same University. During his studies he carries out part of his experimental dissertation at the Jules Guyot Vine and Wine Institute in Dijon, Burgundy, France. His professional career began in 2005 with DOMAINE PORTO CARRAS. From 2009-2011 he worked as an oenologist at ALPHA ESTATE. In 2011 he becomes part of the oenological team of the TSANTALI Winery. Since 2015 he has been the head oenologist and winemaker.