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talking about
beer, tourism, hospitality
and other things

Beer Consultant

More than 20 years of experience in beer as a bartender, seminars/training lecturer, beer judge and beer writer.

Publisher

Publishing the bilingual, premium Beer & Bar Magazine. A print & web magazine, published since 2017.

GBA Director

Organizing the Greek Beer Awards, a beer competition for breweries of Southeast & East Europe and Mediterranean countries.

who am I

Sports

I have played amateur football and later became an amateur football referee and futsal referee of the 1st National League. Founding member and first Chairman of the Hellenic Futsal Referees Association (2022-2024), until my retirement. I’m a PFSA Level 2 Football Scout.

Education

I have attended with success, several courses and seminars, among them:

  • WSET Beer Lvl2
  • WSET Wine Lvl1
  • Beer & Cider Academy
  • Cicerone Lvl2
  • Bar Academy Greece
  • National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Hellenic Open University
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Associations & Organizations

Current member of the British Guild of Beer Writers.

In the past:

  • Hellenic Bartenders Association
  • Guild of Beer Sommeliers 
  • CAMRA Supporter
  • German Hellenic Chamber of Industry and Commerce
    • Tourism Committee 
    • Education Committee

I was born and raised in Athens, Greece. In 2014 I founded my company BeerBartender, which has been educating and informing the industry and consumers on beer, spirits, and hospitality topics. The same year the BeerBartender Awards were organized for the first time. In 2017, I started publishing the Beer & Bar Magazine and organized the Greek Beer Awards for national beers. Since 2022, the Greek Beer Awards have been addressed to other countries.

I have participated in the organization committee of various events, like conferences, seminars, and competitions. I have been invited to speak at exhibitions and festivals in Greece and abroad, and instructor in several beer courses, as well as a judge in international and national beer and bartending competitions. I am consulting hospitality businesses and liquor-shops about beer and bartending.

I speak Greek, English and German.

talking about

  • Beer

    History, Production, Marketing. Greek & Cypriot brewing scene knowledge

  • Hospitality

    Bar & Restaurants, Bartending, Education

  • Tourism

    Alternative tourism (Beer, Wine, Sports) in Greece

  • Environment

    Actions friendly to the environment

  • Sports

    Futsal, Football & Refereeing

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