Caro Maurer MW

DWWA 2020 Regional Chair for South & Eastern Mediterranean

In 2011 Caro Maurer MW became the first female Master of Wine from the German-speaking countries. She is a Regional Chair of Decanter World Wine Awards.

With a writing career spanning more than 25 years, her previous positions include working as a correspondent in New York and Los Angeles, as a senior editor for the German edition of Forbes magazine, and at Die Welt, a German daily national newspaper.

Meanwhile, Maurer works as a wine educator for WSET Diploma in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Bordeaux, Paris, Tuscany and Norway. She is deeply involved in the education of MW students at the Institute of Masters of Wine where she is chair of the Admission Committee and member of the Council. Furthermore, Maurer is hosting educational seminars and tastings for numerous generic wine associations such as Wines of Alentejo or VDP.

Maurer is also consulting the wine buying team of Edeka, Germany’s biggest supermarket chain.

Follow Caro on Twitter at @caromaurer or visit her website