Renny and Leon Ramakers are Dutch and both internationally renowned in the design and music industry. Their background inspires them to create a place that brings together their own passion for arts, design, wine, food and music into a new contemporary wine farm experience.
Bio Renny Ramakers
Co-founder of Droog, art historian, critic and curator Renny Ramakers has championed the notion of furniture and industrial design as a reimagination of today’s world for more than three decades, combining multiple technologies and social media with the craft of design to develop new social relations. When Droog first exhibited at the Milan Furniture Fair in 1993, its assemblies of found materials and witty forms instantly changed the landscape of design. Since then, Ramakers has worked with makers and creators to move beyond slick objects towards critical projects that open our eyes to our multifaceted realities, while bringing joy to visitors. In 2018, for her achievements in art and design, Ramakers was appointed Officer in the Order of Orange Nassau, Dutch equivalent of knighthood. Currently, she is curating exhibitions on art and design. Ramakers lives and works between Amsterdam and Barcelona.
Bio Leon Ramakers
Leon Ramakers is a Dutch entrepreneur and former director of Mojo Concerts, a Dutch organization for promoting and organizing live concerts. For more than fifty years, Ramakers influenced the musical industry in the Netherlands and nowadays the company’s impact cannot be underestimated. From concert halls and festivals, to investing in multiple start-ups and shareholding in digital platforms, Ramakers is involved in every aspect of the music industry and beyond. In 2019, the importance of his activities was underlined, as he became an Officer in the Order of Orange Nassau, Dutch equivalent of knighthood. Ramakers lives and works between Amsterdam and Barcelona.
Bio Sarriel Taus
Sarriel Taus is a well-known social entrepreneur in The Netherlands and the business director of Droog Amsterdam. In cooperation with world famous tv chef and bestseller cookbook author Jamie Oliver he started restaurant Fifteen in Amsterdam. Over 200 young unemployed were educated for jobs in the hospitality business. In 2012 he started Social Impact Real Estate. This company creates real estate for startups in poor areas of big cities. One of his projects is the food court of the World of Food. Sarriel is also founder of a weekly organic market which is fully voluntarily organized by local community.