The graduated computer scientist and graduate mathematician, who grew up in Dresden (Germany). Wolfgang Thomann (b. 1948) has been studying autodidactic topics since his studies Wine. viniculture and sensors, In the 1980s he worked as a wine tutor at the VHS Dresden. He operates in Ingelheim ( Rheinland-Pfalz ) the information office "East Wine Bureau" for wine and viticulture in the countries of Central, Southern and Eastern Europe (ex oriente vinum) with bookshop and specialized antiquarian for wine culture and travel.
As a freelance specialist author for wine Dr. med. Wolfgang Thomann also works for various magazines, as well as an editor for wine texts as well as a web designer and webmaster. In this context, the creation of the by the Society for the History of Wine developed Bibliography on the history and culture of wine he provided data-technical support. In his field of expertise he is also responsible for the German wine and sommelier school active as a lecturer.
Dr. Thomann was a founding member of the association wine spring in Mainz (Association of German-speaking wine journalists) and is a member of the International Wine Journalists Association FIJEV, He specialized as an author in the regions of Central, Southern and Eastern Europe. His first book "European Wine Almanac" with all wines consumed in the GDR was published in 1990. He was involved in many book projects as a co-author, these are "Elbe / Saale-Unstrut", volume 11 in the "Complete Works of German Wine" (1991), "Welt-Weinalmanach. The Comprehensive Guide to the World's Wines "(1992)," Encyclopedia of German Wine "(1997)," Wine & Travel: Friuli and Slovenian Littoral "(1999)," The Brockhaus Wine. Grapes, Degustation, Viticulture, Cellar Technology, International Cultivation Areas "(2005, 2009)," Culinaria Russia. Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan "(2006) and" Wine "(2008, 2013 also as e-book).