Leona De Pasquale DipWSET
Founder, Owner & Chief Educator
Leona is a wine educator, wine writer and translator. She is a certified Madeira, Bordeaux and Rioja Wine Educator, and accredited Aroma Academy Trainer.
Leona is a member of the Circle of Wine Writers and has authored articles for various publications such as GuildSomm, Club Oenologique, Falstaff International and Wine and Spirits Digest Taiwan. Her translation work includes The World Atlas of Wine, American Wine, Natural Wine, Amber Revolution, and the WSET study materials.
Apart from running Camellia and Vine, Leona also teaches at various wine schools including the WSET London. Leona also judges at international wine competitions including the Decanter World Wine Awards, IWSC, Decanter Retail Awards and Mundus Vini.
In addition to her love for wine, Leona is also a certified Tea Sommelier. Her training courses in wine and tea have been endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality since 2022.
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Meet the team
Operation & Training Manager
Mia has a strong background in finance and operations and has worked in wine retail and events for many years.
Wine & Tea
Event & Marketing
Eva is a marketing professional, and has a broad interest in tea, beer, wine, Saké and spirits.
Sanya Abhay DipWSET
Sanya is a Master of Wine student and a Master Sommelier Candidate. He is our fine wine educator and event host.
Tea & Wine
Toby is a Sommelier and passionate about all beverages with a particular focus on Wine and Tea.
Saké & Spirits
Tony is a WSET certified educator in Saké, Wine and Spirits and a Member of the Academy of Cheese.