Sylvia was born and raised in Dresden, Germany, important zone alongside the valley of Elbe river, where Riesling and Muller-Thurgau are produced. After obtaining the American and the German diploma and some stays abroad, she graduated in Economic Geography, Psychology and English from the University of Trier, in the famous Mosel area. Thanks to an Erasmus scholarship, she had the opportunity to live for one year in Turin. After starting her work experience in the engineering industry, with her sommelier diploma she tries to enter into a more suitable world. Thanks to her passion, sociality and luck, in 2011 she starts her journey in Langhe. After two stops working for big producers, she started working ad Area Manager Europe for Cecchi family, Tuscany. In 2016 she goes back to Piedmont, where she started working for Fontanafredda. Sylvia is proud to be the Export Director of European Winery of the Year 2017.