Terry was studying Physics in the University of Athens while working for some of the best restaurants in Greece. He became more involved in the hospitality industry after falling in love with wine, and began completing the first 3 levels of WSET, under the guidance of the only MW in Greece. Following this, he moved to the UK and began working for The Fat Duck while finishing his WSET diploma. Terry has also completed the advanced level of the Court of Master Sommeliers exam. Kandylis then left The Fat Duck and accepted a role at The Ledbury where he became the Assistant Head Sommelier. During his time at The Ledbury, he became the winner of the Sommelier South African Cup 2013 held in the UK, earned the title of the Best Sommelier in Greece in 2015 and will be representing Greece in the European Final 2017. Terry also won UK Sommelier of the Year Competition in 2016.