Wouter Aalst WA
Wouter is the founder and head teacher of the Amsterdam Wine Academy. He is a graduated Weinakademiker at the Weinakademie Ostereich and a holder of the WSET Diploma (level 4). Besides Amsterdam Wine Academy Wouter is owner of wine bar Paskamer and co-owner of bistro Fete de Soul, both in Amsterdam.
Linda van der Helm
Linda lives and works in Amsterdam, besides her work at winebar Paskamer she also volunteers at a vineyard and writes about wine. She is very interested in rare grapes and wineregions, but is also passionate about riesling. Linda has passed her WSET-3 last year with distinction and is now looking forward to share her knowledge and passion with you!
Arend-Jaap van de Lely WA
Arend-Jaap (A-J) is the owner of Wijn op Dronk, importer of boutique wines from France, Germany, Italy, Australia and New Zealand. Wijn op Dronk’s customers are fine dining restaurants, wine bars and wine-lovers. Arend-Jaap is a WSET diploma graduate and a Weinakademiker. His thesis was on a study on pinot from the Ahr, Germany and Central Otago, New Zealand. As Robert Parker, A-J is a lawyer. After a legal career of 20 years he has turned his passion into a job.