Simona Maier is an accomplished young, transgender winemaker in the Baden region, just finishing her term as local wine princess. Her father worked in grape production, and her childhood was rich with memories of being in the vineyards. She began a winegrowing apprenticeship directly after graduating high school. Prior to transitioning, Simona won a national competition for Best Young Agrarian, receiving a diploma from Angela Merkel. She works part-time as a winemaker for a wine estate and spends the rest of her time building up her own wine estate near Heidelberg in the Baden region. She produces two sparkling wines called Rosa Liebe and Bunte Liebe (Pink Love and Colourful Love).