Meet Rasa

Rasa Starkuvienė

President | Vyno Klubas

Biography

  • Lithuanian
  • English Philology in Vilnius University (1989-1995), scholarship in Exeter University (1993), Economy studies in International Business School in Vilnius University (1998-2000)
  • Since 2003 CEO at UAB Naminė Pelėda
  • Started her career as a professional wine trader and educator by graduating Ecole du Vin de Bordeaux in 2003. Since then she is co-founder of numerous organizations that actively promote French wine and French wine culture in Lithuania. – Organizer of lectures with international experts for wine professionals; – Lecturer at Sommelier School of Lithuanian Sommelier Association since 2005; – Co-founder and founding president of Lithuanian Sommelier Association (LSA). – Wine and food consultant for HoReCa and press. -Translation counsultant for gourmet movies and books
  • Lithuanian wine fair “Vyno dienos” – since 2005 this is the main wine event in Lithuania, which attracts attention of producers from all over the world
  • Partnership with the biggest cinema festival “Kino Pavasaris” for Gourmet programme
  • Worked as assistant at Department of Medicine in Vilnius University (1988-1995), as a administrator at English Department (1990-1995), as English teacher for adult groups (1990-1995) as freelance interpreter (1990-1995), protocol manager at SEB Bank (1995-2002)

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