The German sommelière, Wine writer and wine critic Paula Bosch (* 1956) completed an apprenticeship as a restaurant specialist at the Hotel Vorfelder in Walldorf Heidelberg, In the wine tavern Leimeister in Koenigstein in the Taunus her activity concentrated on the wine consultation, which earned her the reputation as the first (female) sommelier of Germany. From 1981 she was chief sommelier at the Hotel Inter-Continental in Cologne and from 1985 to 1991 worked in the restaurant Victorian in Dusseldorf. From Gault Millau In 1988 she was awarded the title "Sommelier of the Year" for the first time. After all, she was engaged from 1991 to 2011 by the initially awarded with three stars restaurant Tantris in Munich and was for the wine cellar responsible for 35,000 bottles.
Bosch became self-employed in June 2011 as a freelance wine consultant. She was the author of several wine books such as "wine enjoyment" and "100 wine tips of Germany's sommelier No. 1", as well as co-author of "Kitchen Secrets & Wine Discoveries" with Eckart Witzigmann. Between 1996 and 2003 she wrote weekly columns for the magazine of the Süddeutsche Zeitung, writes regularly for wine and gourmet journals and works for the Bavarian Radio as a wine commentator. In 2007 she received the Bacchus Price and in 2016 the one from the Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus donated Stonefeather Price,