Konstantin Baum MW
Became an MW 2015
Based in Germany
Languages English, French, Italian, German
Konstantin runs the innovative online retail company meinelese.de, importing artisanal wines from Europe and distributing them throughout Germany. He is always searching for the next big discovery like the Domaine Chevillard that he recently found before it became the discovery of the year 2019 by La Revue du Vin de France.
He also runs the wine program of one of the best Hotels in the World – the Brenners-Park Hotel in Baden-Baden - and he is the ambassador for the Califonia Wine Institute in Europe. Three years ago he became the youngest German Master of Wine ever and he appears in the media and contributes to magazines.
His mission is to "make the world taste better“ – improving the selection of wine in the on- and off-trade and improving the ability of people to taste and appreciate wine. He is also very active on social media with over 15k followers on Instagram and a YouTube channel with over 200.000 views.
Primary area(s) of work: Trade
Industry sector(s): Distribution, Business owner, Agency/Importer, Buying, Journalism, Author, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge
Market expertise: New Zealand, Europe, North America, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal
Specialisms: Marketing wine, Investment strategies, Financial and commercial structures, Importation, Direct to consumer, Food and wine pairing, Wine auctions, Wine judging