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Mona Elyafi

WHO WE ARE

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

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 Champagneplz.com, 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 Fromthevinetowine.com,  Champagneplz.com and glassofbubbly.com covering the wines, vineyards and winemakers of Champagne, France.

ACCREDITATIONS:

  • 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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