The man behind Vinica, Holger, has been in the world of wine for over 25 years.? Originally from Denmark, Holger spent 10 years in Bordeaux studying at the famous Bordeaux wine institute IPC Vins et Spiritueux followed by many years working in all aspects of the business.? After moving to Shanghai in 2001 Holger quickly became a well known name having an opportunity to work with the major players in the wine business in all segments of the industry. By 2010 he made the leap to independent wine merchant, using his incredibly deep years of experience to identify interesting and beautifully balanced wines from all over the world.
Holger is in high demand, and has organised over 250 wine events? from tastings to market promotions in the past 5 years and has made a cover story for French wine magazine Gilbert & Gaillard, international edition two times. Holger is the exclusive wine supplier to two prestige success outlets in Shanghai, a La Parisienne (french) in Pudong and The Refinery in Xintiandi, providing professional tailor-made services for their selective clientele.?
Holger looks forward to answering your questions and bringing you into the fascinating world of wine!