Leman wall mural-013Sevgi Tüzel 

Oenologist & Viticulturist, Founder

Sevgi’s passion for wine begun while she was studying food engineering in one of the wine-producing regions of her native Turkey. Following her graduation, she chased her dreams and started to work as a winemaker in her home country. She obtained her MSc in Oenology & Viticulture from the Montpellier SupAgro and Hochschule Geisenheim University. Mosel in Germany, one of the most respected wine regions, is where she experienced the practice of growing grapes in the extreme steep-slope vineyards. Later, she conducted research for her postgraduate study about the wine market in Ireland.

Currently, she provides wine education and consultancy through her company A WINE IDEA based in Galway.

Worked for  Chateau Kalpak (Turkey), Weingut Heymann-Löwenstein (Germany)

BSc in Food Engineering: Pamukkale University (Turkey), University of Szeged (Hungary), Northumbria University (UK)

MSc in Oenology & Viticulture: Vinifera EuroMaster (Montpellier SupAgro, Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Hochschule Geisenheim University, NUI Galway)

Membership & Participation

  • Irish Guild of Sommeliers
  • International Wine Challenge Associate Judge
  • Writer at thetaste.ie