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Mona Elyafi


Mona Elyafi is a Champagne specialist, educator and writer,  and the founder of

A champagne expert, she hosts online and in-person webinars, workshops, lectures and presentations about Champagne (the region) and champagne (the wine) and conducts as well private and corporate tasting events.

Elyafi has a Champagne Master degree (with highest honors) from the Wine Scholar Guild and is also WSET (Wine and Spirit Education Trust) Level 2 Award in Wines certified (with Merit).

​A French Lebanese made in Paris, France,  Elyafi is also the founder & CEO of ILDK Media, a boutique Public Relations and Digital Communications agency with expertise in Entertainment Publicity and Special Events PR. ​Elyafi has successfully kept the agency at the forefront of change pioneering PR campaigns that have been enormously been instrumental in propelling LGBTQ+ agendas into mainstream culture.

At the helm of, she brings years of large-scale high-end Special Events experience & knowledge of the global luxury industry to her role as Champagne specialist, educator and journalist. 

She writes articles for, and covering the wines, vineyards and winemakers of Champagne, France.


  • Wine Scholar Guild Champagne Master with Highest Honors

  • WSET Level 2 Award in Wines with Merit

  • Comité Champagne MOOC Certified

  • Richard Juhlin Masterclass

  • New York University Master in Journalism

Mona Elyafi
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