Paul Blom has 40 years of knowledge in the wine trade, is a Registered Wine-broker (one of 12 brokers in The Netherlands), is an instructor/examiner at the Wine Academy in Maarn since 1977 and a member of many national and international wine panels.

On May 24, 2002, during the festivity of the 220-year celebration, Schermer was decorated by our Majesty Queen Beatrix with the designation ‘purveyor to the Royal Household of her Majesty the Queen’. This decoration is a ‘crown’ on the passionate management, which is a steady base for the future.

Every year Paul and Joke Blom attend several (inter-)national fairs and guided tasting to maybe expand the assortment and to meet the producers. This enables them to follow the changes in the market.