The German diploma biologist Andreas Jung (* 1961) studied biology and anthropology at the Albert Ludwigs University in Freiburg (Baden-Württemberg) with a focus on plant systematics, geobotany, plant physiology, limnology and ethnoecology. He completed his diploma thesis at the Weinbauinstitut Freiburg on the plant food supply for predatory mites in viticulture. From 1998 to 2005 Jung was a research associate at the Federal Institute for Plant Breeding Research Institute of Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof in Siebeldingen in the department Genetic Resources Genebank Vine. His work focused on the description, identification and characterization of old varieties, Redefinition of OIV Features, Standardization of microsatellite analysis (see molecular Genetics ) in the genetic characterization of grape varieties, identification of varieties in old vineyards on the Badische Bergstraße, as well as variety evaluation. He has practical experience in grape varieties and viticulture.