Janek Schumann MW

Janek Schumann MW

Date an MW: 2015
Based in: Germany

Member profile


Janek Schumann is a freelance lecturer and wine ambassador in German-speaking Europe. He operates the wine shop “La Vinothèque” in Freiberg and the online wine shop “taste that!” He also owns a restaurant with a wine school and a wine shop, “Die Weinwirtschaft” in Lichtenwalde, Germany. Fascinated by the intricacies of wine, Janek opened a wine shop in 1992 and gave up a career in finance in 2003 to devote all his energy to his passion for wine. He completed his WSET Diploma in Wines and Spirits at the Austrian Wine Academy with merit the same year.

Whenever time allows, Janek travels, attends concerts and enjoys his passion for wine and the culinary arts with friends.