9-15 APRIL 2020  14.00-17.00  (7 days)

Exam: 18 APRIL 2020



Sunshine lover.

Fur mom of Lopa & LunaBaküs.

Very mildly allergic to wine, cheese and chocolate.

Passionately loves: Riesling, Gewürztraminer, sweet wines

                       oysters, foie gras, truffles,

                       slow-cooked meats, aged cheeses,

                       chocolate, berries, passion fruit.

Passionately hates: Celeriac.

Eternally gourmand.

First and only International Sommelier Guild Certified Educator in Türkiye

International Sommelier Guild ISGM candidate

Court of Master Sommeliers Certified Sommelier

WSET Advanced Level 3

The Culinary Institute of America '08, New York, Culinary Arts

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Born in İzmir, Türkiye; vintage 1987.

Graduated from

İzmir Saint Joseph High School ’02; İzmir Atatürk High School ’06; The Culinary Institute of America New York, Culinary Arts ’08.


Worked as a 

cook in Park Hyatt İstanbul and Frankie, sommelière and bar supervisor in Zuma İstanbul and Vogue, wine educator in D-ream Group.


First woman to win 1st place in Türkiye Sommelier Competition.

Represented Türkiye in Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Jeunes Sommelier Competition, 2013 in Washington DC.


Somelyer since 2017.