The wine refiners




Tel.: +49 63 26 / 96 75 40


As the captain he makes the decisions. He is responsible for the wellbeing of his crew (= the K-T-W-team) as well as for all the passengers (= the customers).

Professional stations:

  • Robert Mondavi - Sales office Europe
  • Meininger Verlag - Editor Weinwirtschaft // Mundus vini tasting management
  • Niederberger Group
  • Rieger Container Construction



  • Member of the Bund Deutscher Oenologen (BDO)
  • Member of the Board MUNDUS vini - The Grand International Wine Award
  • Member of the expert jury at recognised international wine competitions



Portrait Kerstin Bauer


Tel.: +49 63 26 / 96 75 40


As the Office Manager, Kerstin is the link between all offices, she manages all processes and ensures smooth operations.

This extends from logistics to personal customer care.

In collaboration with the entire team and our suppliers she is as well responsible for the organisation of trade shows and events.


AGENT Western Australia   

Portrait Dylan Arvidson


Tel: + 61 (0) 420 307 665



Dylan started his vineyard career at 15, working for small producers around his family home in Waurn Ponds, Geelong. In 2005, Dylan started a bachelor’s degree in Oenology and Viticulture, which was the start of a whirlwind 5 years that would lead him through three different universities and 5 vintages in Australia, New Zealand and Canada culminating with a permanent move to Margaret River and the completion of his studies. While working full time in Margaret river over the next 6 years with Juniper Estate Dylan took time off for vintages in the northern hemisphere working in Bordeaux and also Italy while travelling through the wine regions of Portugal, Spain and The United States. While working as the Winemaker for Cape Grace Wines (2012 - Present) and still at Juniper Estate, LS Merchants was conceived and consequentially founded in 2015 with a focus on unique vineyard sites, organic viticulture and alternate grape varieties. Oak has always been a very integral part of their winemaking process and he looks forward to working with Kirk and his great range of products that he is bringing into Western Australia.


Portrait Engela Stadler


Tel.: +49 63 26 / 96 75 40

Mobile: +49 152 54 53 63 68



Hailing from South Africa, Engela joined the KTW team in July 2020. After studying Oenology in Stellenbosch, she worked in South Africa and Namibia before moving to Germany to study towards a doctorate at The Institute for Viticulture and Oenology in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse where she researched alternative methods for barrel sanitization. She is a member of the expert jury for MUNDUS vini - The Grand International Wine Award and takes part in several other awards and specialist tastings. She shares her expertise in the fields of Oenology and Technology.


Portrait Dieter Kirsch

Lea Bauer

Tel.: *49  63 26 / 96 75 40


Laetitia von Ruppertsberg from Hause Menger-Krug (first name: LEA)
Soon Lea will be completing her training. After passing her final exam, she will most likely hold the position of "Head Receptionist" in a permanent employment relationship. She is embarking on a steep professional career at KTW.