Arend-Jaap van der Lely (A-J) is the owner of Wine 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.
For A-J, high quality wine is the ultimate reflection of grape, place, climate and vintage. Arend-Jaap is a WSET diploma graduate (WineWise, 2016) and a Weinakademiker (Rust, Austria 2017). His thesis was on a study on pinot from the Ahr, Germany and Central Otago, New Zealand. Arend-Jaap is an experienced WSET Level 2&3 teacher. As Robert Parker, A-J is a lawyer. After a legal career of 20 years he has turned his passion into a job.