Robert was born in former Yugoslavia. His interest in wine began at an early age visiting vineyards in Croatia and Slovenia.

Prior to starting Novovino Wine Company, Robert was a wine consultant at one of the finest wine shops in Munich, Germany named Feinkost Kafer. He was also Sommelier at Park Hyatt's Nomi Restaurant.

Robert enjoys travel, real football, and of course, food and wine.

Robert started Novovino Wine Co. in 2006.