Mondo Vino has appointed Khun Santi Thongrit as General Manager. Khun Santi will focus on managing the Mondo Vino team and on boosting the wholesale area of the business. Khun Santi is 37 years of age, holds a Bachelor Degree in Political Science and a Major in Political Science. He has several wine certificates to his credit including F&B Wine and Spirits Trust and F&B Manager Wine Management by Mr. Lim Hwee Peng, CWS International Wine Specialist.
He was also was the Runner up as Thailand’s Best Sommelier in 2013. His move to the hospitality industry came after part time work during university studies. He then realised this was his preferred professional direction. Khun Santi has worked for the Anantara Group of Hotels including Anantara Hua Hin as its Wine and Guru Manager and for other leading hotels in Thailand and abroad. His position with Mondo Vino has allowed him to return to Hua Hin, his home City.
This appointment comes at a very convenient time for the owner Peter Kirketerp, who based will now be able to able to spend more time with his family together with wife Nee and be focusing more on the leisurely side of life, he’s hoping his golf handicap can be reduced. Peter has high expectation for Khun Santi and his Mondo Vino Team is pleased to welcome him to the Wine operation.