In 1992 he graduated from the Chemical Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
He continued his studies in the Institute of Oenology of Bordeaux.
Experience in Bordeaux: 2 months at the Enological Laboratory in Bourg sur Gironde.
6 months in the winery of Professor Denis Dubourdieu, Château Reynon, and in the Research Laboratory of the Faculty of Oenology, University of Bordeaux II under the supervision of Professor Dubourdieu.
The result of the six-month study was the awarded paper «Etude comparative du rôle des souches de levures S.cerevisiae / S.bayanus, sur l’expression aromatique des vins de Sauvignon» (Comparative study of the role of yeast S.cerevisiae / S.bayanus, the aroma of wines Sauvignon).
In 1996 he graduated from the Institute of Oenology of Bordeaux and returned to Greece where he worked for a year as the oenologist in charge for the varieties of Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Limnio, for the Evangelos Tsantalis winery.
In 1998, he established the company EV-Epicure to represent French leading brands of oenological products in Greece.
Aiming to introduce innovative products of exceptional quality to the Greek winemaking market he started with the Caisserie Libournaise wooden cases, boxes and tipping palette and with the Berthomieu barrels.
During the next 15 years five more companies were added to the group.
At the same time he has been working as a consultant oenologist for independent wineries and won them numerous local and international awards. His top distinction was the Gold Medal for the Domaine Karipidis Sauvignon Blanc at the Vinexpo contest in Bordeaux, 2001.
It is activated in the field of winery equipment and represents French houses famous for their overall quality.
1. Barrels from French oak of BERTHOMIEU and ERMITAGE houses.
2. Oak tanks from of GRENIER house.
3. Tipping palette and wooden box of CAISSERIE LIBOURNAISE house.
4. Wooden luxury boxes and cases of MAROTTE house.
5. Electronic thermoregulations systems of SAS SYSTEL DIONYSOS house.
6. Adhesive labels of DIPA house.
7. Capsule made of PVC, POLYLUX, aluminium and tin of COLIEGE METALCO and BOUCHAGE METTALIQUE houses.