Famous honorary Presidents

Herbst Stefanie

Stefanie Herbst - Honorary President - 2023

1st chairwoman of the Vinissima network

Stefanie Herbst is a wine-maker and oenologist. A native of the Rhineland-Palatinate state, Stefanie participates in national and international tastings as a wine expert and sommelier, and also provides wine-related advice to the restaurant and catering sector.

She has been at the helm of VINISSIMA since 2022. This professional network of wine experts was created in 1991 to encourage exchanges between women working in the wine sector and the ongoing professional training of its members. Another of VINISSIMA’s goals is to provide for the future of women in the wine industry. The network now has 600 members representing all the professions of the wine world: there are women wine-makers, oenologists, scientists, wine merchants, specialists in gastronomy, sommeliers, journalists, wine marketing experts, etc. The Vinissima network puts all its savoir-faire and passion to work in representing the interests of women at all levels in the wine world.

Hart Elena

Elena Hart - Famous honorary President - 2022

Menus at ENTE, the Michelin-starred restaurant at the Nassauer Hof hotel in Wiesbaden, are resolutely creative and original. Elena Hart, sommelier there since August 2016, helps you select the best wines from the restaurant’s famous wine cellar.

With more than 600 bottles of wine from which to choose, Elena takes you on a marvellous trip to the heart of ENTE’s finest wines. Take advantage of her know-how, let her guide you in choosing the wines that best suit the menu you have selected.

Elena has been advising diners in their wine choices since 2016 and her expertise is clear. She always knows which wine is best for each palate. Elena Hart has a wealth of experience despite her young age, and she plays an important role in this gourmet restaurant: she tastes and selects each wine with the greatest care, and that is what makes a visit to ENTE in Wiesbaden such a unique tasting experience.