Hady Kahale

Hady Kahale

Hady Kahale is a wine specialist and a serial entrepreneur with many hats: winemaker, wine-estate manager, wine consultant and wine critic.

While the General Manager of the number one alcoholic beverage distribution company in Lebanon, he succumbed to his passion, wine, in 2006. He moved to Bordeaux and got a Master degree in enology and wine estate management under the mentorship of Professor Denis Dubourdieu, one of the most famous winemakers and wine academicians in the world.

Back to Lebanon, he founded, with friends, the IXSIR winery, a love project he ran for 10 years. He is today preparing his next wine project, and works as consultant for main wineries in the Lebanon and in the Mediterranean region.

He is the only Lebanese studying for the Master of Wine title, and the Diploma level of the WSET - Wine & Spirit Education Trust. He is an active member of the Lebanese Wines Association (UVL), the official body representing the wine sector in Lebanon, and has an MBA from ESA - ESCP.