Dominik Fortune was born close to the wine producing area of Württemberg in Austria. He has studied Philosophy and Art History at the University of Vienna and Freie Universität Berlin. From 2004 to 2013 he worked in the art field in Vienna. He has also studied at the Wine Academy of Austria, where he finished with a WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wine and Spirits, and graduated as a ‘Wineacademic’. Since 2009 he has been engaged in natural wine, and in 2014 he founded Vinonudo GmbH, an import and wholesale company specialized in natural wines. In 2015 he expanded his business and opened a wineshop Vinonudo in Vienna, which he still runs today.