Georgia Panagopoulou is a Greek national born in 1990. She gained an MSc in Chemical Engineering and worked as an engineer in different fields (commercial, project management, marketing). She left her corporate job to follow her passion for wine by moving to the Santorini wine region in her native country. She studied Oenology and Viticulture and pursued an MSc in Wine Management. This led her to travel to 30 wine-producing countries. During her studies Georgia developed an online community which was the subject of her thesis (‘Wine Communication for Millennials’). In 2017-18 Georgia gained experience of wine communication from a New World perspective by working on Waiheke Island in New Zealand.