Business office

The day-to-day business of the association is carried out by the secretary-general as managing director of the office, with the assistance of consultants and administrative staff (as outlined in §16 of its statutes). In fulfilling his responsibilities, the secretary-general is subject to the directives of the president or the vice president acting on his behalf.

Staff Responsibilities
Dr. Rudolf Nickenig Management
Bettina Bartoszak Administrative assistant, congress organisation
Andrea Boley Administrative assistant
Achim Blau Wine law and other legal issues related to the association´s work
Johanna Hartwig Congress organisation
Wiltrud Lubs Communication
Dr. Klaus Rückrich Viticulture and environment, cellar technology, vine grafting and breeding, education and research, statistics, market conditions
Christian Schwörer Wine law, congress organisation