Here you can learn about the team and the history of MARI.
The first idea for MARI comes to Chris and Jan during harvest.
Founding of MA.Ri int. S.ar.l
The Lamas are bottled and available at selected clubs and our online shop https://mari-kiosk.com . MARI Elder is voted 'trending product of 2013'
The Lama goes on its first big journey, crossing the German border.
The first supermarkets take MARI into their range. The llama grows and thrives.
The lama gets a little sibling. Launch of the MARI ginger (Riesling, Mate and ginger).
Bottling of the winter edition, helped by a crowdfunding project.
Founding of MARI beverage GmbH (Move to Germany).
The Lamas make their first crossing over the pond; MARI is now available in the USA.
Start of a sales cooperation with 'castle Wachenheim' in Trier.
Julian Mirsanaye – Managing Director
Our 'Northern Light' Julian has succeeded in adapting to Mosel life, leaving the potatoes and kale of the north behind. In 2015 he fell in love with the charming blue Lama and made a career at MARI: from intern to manager. He is always available for a round of foosball, but always keeps the big picture in mind.
Christian Goergen – Export & Key Account
He grew up in the vineyards on the banks of the river Moselle, studied in Kaiserslautern, has lived in Australia and has since moved to France. No matter how big the distance is: Mosel Riesling flows in his veins and his heart beats for MARI, since he brought the Lama into the world with Jan.
NIKLAS OBERNEDER – Finance & Controlling
Since the beginning of MARI, Niklas, our accountant, has been taking care of the financial management. His excel knowledge is notorious and well-known throughout much of the country :) Since 2011 he has been helping us to set trends in the MARI beverage scene.
JAN MATTHIAS KLEIN – Production & Development
Jan runs the 1150-year-old family estate, based in the picturesque Mosel valley. Our expert for wine, production and logistics has a lot to offer: having studied marketing, work experience in Australia and New Zealand and conscientious self-experiments with Mate all through the night…