Delegate Profile

Juergen Deibel


For more than 40 years spirits have been a major part in the life of Jürgen Deibel from Hanover, Germany. His key target is the development of the culture of spirits around the globe. 

He runs independent seminars, training and tasting on Cognac, Brandy, Vodka, Whisky and Whiskey, R(h)um, Cachaça, Tequila, Gin and all other distilled spirits and fortified wines in many countries.

Since October 2008 he has become a Sherry Educator of the Consejo Regulador de Sherry y Manzanilla and since January 2010 Mr Deibel was awarded by the BNIC to be the first „Cognac BNIC Educator" in the world.

In 1995 he founded his first consultancy company for spirits. Since this time he has worked professionally for producers, importers, distributors and on- and off-trade. Tasting are also held at private functions or for industry and on- and off-trade.

Education and development of spirits are a key element in his work for the industry and producers.

In 2009 he founded the Deibel’s Academy of fine spirits (DAFS), an education academy targeted to the education of professionals for spirits and fortified wines.

As a trained research chemist (Dipl. Chem.; organometallic Chemistry) he has spend a long time at university (Lecturer and Researcher) and technical high school (Lecturer) for educating Chemistry. Later he became partner in an engineering company specialised in distillation technology. He also has experience in sales and marketing.

Throughout his professional career he has spend much time all over the world in spirits producing distilleries learning about the processes of making spirits via distillation and maturation. He attends all major and important fairs on spirits and bar-knowledge. As a teacher and lecturer he works in Europe (Wine Academy, Rust) and Hong Kong, China (AWSEC).

In 2013 Jürgen Deibel was awarded Keeper of the Quaich for his outstanding, independent achievements for the Scotch Whisky industry.

In 2016 Jürgen Deibel was introduced as worldwide 1. Aquavit Educator (Nordic Spirits).

Today he is the owner of Deibel Consultants GmbH and works from Hanover, Germany.

Conference Sessions

  • „Undone“ free spirit, non-alcoholic and everything about it

    June 11, 2019, 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM, Demonstration Stage 2 – Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse


    • Language: English

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