Nico Manessis is Regional Chair for Greece and Cyprus at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2020.
Nico Manessis is an expert on the wines of his native Greece and the author of three wine books.
Spending several months each year in various vineyards in Greece, Manessis chronicles stories and videos from his time there at greekwineworld.com. His most recent endeavour has been to co-produce the award-winning documentary film Pelican’s Watch on Santorini’s unique vineyard.
Manessis teaches at the College of Crete, Greece, and at the Université du Vin, Suze la Rousse, France. He is also a member of the Académie Internationale du Vin.
In 2020, he was awarded with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Artisanal Wineries of Greece.