Dr. PhD, a computer scientist and mathematician who grew up in Dresden (Germany) Wolfgang Thomann (1948-2019) has been self-taught with the topics since his studies Wine. viniculture and sensors, In the 1980s he worked as a wine lecturer at the VHS Dresden. He operates in Ingelheim ( Rheinland-Pfalz ) the information office "Ost-Wein-Büro" for wine and viticulture in the countries of Central, Southern and Eastern Europe (ex oriente vinum) with bookshop and specialist antiquarian bookshop for wine culture and travel.
As a freelance author for wine, Dr. Wolfgang Thomann also worked for various magazines in the wine industry, as a lecturer for wine texts and as a web designer and webmaster. In this context, the Society for History of Wine developed Bibliography on the history and culture of wine provided technical data support by him. In his field he was also for the German wine and sommelier school active as a lecturer or lecturer.
Dr. Wolfgang Thomann was a founding member of the association wine spring in Mainz (association of German-speaking wine journalists) and was a member of the international wine journalists' association FIJEV, As an author, he specialized in the regions of Central, Southern and Eastern Europe. His first book "European Wine Almanac" with all the wines consumed in the GDR was published in 1990. He was involved as a co-author in many book projects, that is “Elbe / Saale-Unstrut”, Volume 11 in the “Gesamtwerk deutscher Wein” (1991), “Welt-Weinalmanach”. The comprehensive reference work on wines from all over the world ”(1992),“ Encyclopedia of German Wine ”(1997),“ Wine & Travel: Friuli and Slovenian Coastal Land ”(1999),“ Der Brockhaus Wein. Grape varieties, tasting, viticulture, cellar technology, international growing areas ”(2005, 2009),“ Culinaria Russia. Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan ”(2006) and“ Wine ”(2008, 2013 also as an e-book). See also under literature,