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Frank Roeder MW

Frank Roeder MW

Became an MW 2009

Based in Germany

Nationality German

Languages English, French, Italian, German


1958 Born in Voelklingen/Germany

1978 High School Graduation (Abitur)

1979 Study Touristics at FH Worms

1980 Lufthansa Pilot School

1984 Airline Pilot at Lufthansa

1990 Foundation of VIF Wine Trade in Voelklingen/Germany

2003 Diploma WSET

2006 VIF honoured as best German wine distributor by Meininger

2007 VIF honoured as best regional wine shop (Saarland) by Wein Gourmet

2009 Master of Wine

2010 Riesling Honour Price by Riesling pro e.V.

2012 VIF honoured as best regional wine shop (Saarland) by Feinschmecker

2014 Vendis (consultanace by Frank Roeder MW) honoured as best wine distributor in Germany by Meininger

since 2017 Frank Roeder MW is part of the wine selection team of Lufthansa

since 2018 jury member of DWWA

Primary area(s) of work: Trade

Industry sector(s): Distribution, Agency/Importer, Off trade, On trade, Wine judge

Wine styles: Fine and rare wines, Sparkling wine, Champagne, Cremant, Cava, Prosecco, Sekt, Sweet wines, Fortified wines, Port, Sherry, VDN, Madeira, Still white, Still red, Still rosé, Still wines

Wine region expertise: Abruzzo, Baden, Germany, Mosel, Pfalz, Portugal, South Africa, USA, France, Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone, Languedoc, Champagne, Italy, Tuscany, California, Washington, Oregon

Market expertise: Germany

Specialisms: Importation, Distribution, HORECA, Direct to consumer, Independent retail, Food and wine pairing, Restaurant wines, Wine judging