Born in 1972 he grew up on a small fruit growing farm in the south of Styria. So he got in touch with fruit very early.
After education in fruit growing/processing and winemaking in Klosterneuburg Georg Innerhofer was advisor for fruit processing and berry growing in Tirol from 1994 to 1997. After that he was head of the department „Fruit-processing“ in the Research Station Haidegg in Graz, Styria.
Since 2014 he is employed in the “College for Viticulture and Winegrowing Silberberg“ responsible for education in fruit processing and for preparation of some fruit based products in the Wine Estate Silberberg. His main focus is production of juice, wine, distillates and spreads.
Beside his profession in school he is member of several judging panels for fruit based products. He also gives courses in processing and judging and is author of some handbooks. In 2012 he took over the organic farm of his parents and produces „Kriecherl“ – a type of wild plums in the south of Styria.