by Markus Stolz

Nearly three years have passed since I published the page "Story of my life" on elloinos. The articles shared my personal journey leading up to my decision to leave the financial industry behind and make my passion my profession instead. It is a good time to take a look back: Part 1: 2009 Getting started The idea to link Greek wineries with wine merchants in Germany and the UK seemed like a no-brainer to me at the beginning of 2009. I did not know anyone in the industry and also had zero background ...

In this three-part series, I want to tell my readers more about me. Follow my journey from a tiny little village in Germany to Frankfurt, London, and Athens. 1966 – 1991 The first 25 years of my life were firmly rooted in Germany. I was born on November 5th, 1966 in Siegen and grew up in Altenseelbach, a typical small German village. ...