Freelance journalist. Writes a regular wine column for Maku, Finland’s most popular food magazine, and wine reviews for Anna, Finland’s leading women’s weekly. Additional Finnish magazines for wine writing include food magazines Rakkaudella Vege and Kaneli & Sokeri, and Apu, Finland’s largest weekly periodical. Internationally Ilkka writes for several publications such as Meininger’s Wine Business International, BBC, Saveur, VICE Media, Eater, Fine Dining Lovers and others. Ilkka is also certified Sherry Educator and the IWSC 2012 Blogger of the Year nominee and has been knighted by the Confraria do Vinho do Porto.