Jan is a qualified winemaker and has 25 years of experience in wine making and vineyard management. Jan has had a very successful career working and consulting for many international wineries in Germany, Italy, Spain, France and USA . Since 1997, the notable wineries he has worked for include Weingut Koehler-Ruprecht, Kallstadt - Germany; Weingut Schloß Wackerbarth, Dresden and Freiherr Heyl zu Herrnsheim, Nierstein; Poggio Ai Piani - Tuscany, Italy; Mount Rozier Estate - South Africa; Jaume Mesquida – Spain; and Kvareli – Georgia .
Jan is the CEO of Naturally Organic Agriculture (NOA), Schaffhausen, Switzerland. NOA markets and sells organically produced wines and products internationally. NOA also works to develop consumers’ awareness and knowledge of wine products.