Sevgi Tüzel-Conghaile

Sevgi Tüzel-Conghaile


Sevgi is the founder of A WINE IDEA which is a Dublin based wine-centric business that specialises in wine tasting events & wine education and operates an online wine shop. 

She is an Oenologist & Viticulturist, who has dedicated her life to wine and has spent time as a winemaker, wine scholar, wine educator and wine consultant. Sevgi is a certified Cava educator, certified Spanish Wine Specialist and also has qualifications in Champagne, Sherry, Rioja and California.

Sevgi’s passion for wine began 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 most prestigious universities in the world in the field of wine, Montpellier SupAgro and Bordeaux Sciences Agro in France and Hochschule Geisenheim University in Germany.

Recently she was included on the 50 People to Watch in 2023 by the Irish Times.

Follow Sevgi’s drink adventures here.

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