Konstantin Baum MW
Became an MW 2015
Based in Germany
Languages English, French, German, Italian
Konstantin is Germany’s youngest Master of Wine, an entrepreneur, and an educator. Konstantin runs the innovative online retail company baumselection.com, importing artisanal wines and distributing them throughout Europe. In 2019 he received the Future 50 award as one of the world’s greatest talents from the wine, spirit, and sake industries.
It is his mission 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: His YouTube channel is one of the biggest wine channels in the world with more than 115,000 subscribers and he communicates regularly with his 31,000+ followers on Instagram.
Primary area(s) of work: Trade
Industry sector(s): Agency/Importer, Author, Business owner, Buying, Consultant, Distribution, Educator, Journalism, Wine judge
Market expertise: Europe, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, North America, Portugal, Spain
Specialisms: Direct to consumer, Financial and commercial structures, Food and wine pairing, Importation, Investment strategies, Marketing wine, Wine auctions, Wine judging