<?xml version="1.0"?>\n<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2013\/05\/00000586d-AngelaMuirMW_justinetrickett_5790.jpg"><h2>Angela Muir MW DWWA 2013 Regional Chair<\/h2>Angela Muir MW started her career with John Harvey & Sons of Bristol, shortly after leaving Bristol University with a degree in Politics and Economics. She then joined Grants of St James's and Victoria Wine as a Buyer. In 1988 Angela set up her own prize-winning wine shop and school which she followed up with Cellarworld International, a wine consultancy, and then Cellarworld Argentina in 2002. Angela also lectures in French, English and Spanish on wine production and the UK market. She is an MW of more than 30 years' standing, a past chairman of the MW Education Committee, and past president of the Wine and Spirit Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2013\/05\/0000058b6-IgorSotric_justinetrickett_5516.jpg"><h2>Igor Sotric DWWA 2013 Judge<\/h2>After graduating with a degree in Microbiology, Igor Sotric moved to the UK and entered the wine industry 18 years ago. Qualified to WSET Diploma level, he is Head Sommelier and Wine Buyer at China Tang at the Dorchester, and has prior experience with Asian restaurants, including Cocoon and the St Martins Lane Hotel. Igor also acts as consultant to several restaurants, and since 2009 he has been making his own Chardonnay in Goriska Brda, Slovenia, with his friend Marijan Simcic.<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2013\/05\/000005893-Darrel_Joseph_justinetrickett_5518.jpg"><h2>Darrel Joseph DWWA 2013 Judge<\/h2>Darrel Joseph is based in Vienna and began writing about the wines of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe in 1995, after his palate was captured by Hungarian Tokaji and Austrian Gr\u00c3\u00bcner Veltliner and Riesling. Since then his interests have broadened to include Croatia, Slovenia and all Balkan wine countries, plus Georgia and Russia, as well as the aforementioned Austria and Hungary. Darrel's writing has appeared in <em>Decanter<\/em>, <em>Wine Spectator<\/em>, <em>Wine Business International<\/em> and <em>Harpers Wine & Spirit<\/em>, and he has also contributed to <em>Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Guide<\/em> and wein.pur's <em>Best of Austria<\/em>, and <em>Guide to Gr\u00c3\u00bcner Veltliner<\/em>. He was also the English language editor of L\u00c3\u00a1szlo Alkonyi\u00e2\u0080\u0099s book, <em>Tokaj, The Wine of Freedom<\/em>. When he's not writing, Darrel conducts wine tastings and seminars internationally, and translates a wide range of wine texts from German to English.<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2013\/05\/0000058a5-Gabor_Cseke_dwwa2012_JTrickett_2665.jpg"><h2>Gabor Cseke DWWA 2013 Judge<\/h2>G\u00c3\u00a1bor Cseke is a Hungarian sommelier who graduated in 2005 from the College of Commerce, Catering and Tourism in Budapest. Following this, he took further sommelier and WSET courses in London and Budapest, where he worked in the famous Lou Lou and Csalog\u00c3\u00a1ny 26 Restaurants. Between 2007 and 2011, G\u00c3\u00a1bor lived in England, working at the two-Michelin-starred Pied \u00c3\u00a1 Terre, Hotel Andaz and the Hotel Great Fosters in Surrey. He represented Hungary at the Meilleur Sommelier d'Europe competition in 2008 and 2010, won Best Sommelier of Hungary in 2010, and in 2009 G\u00c3\u00a1bor organised a wine tasting at the Hungarian Cultural Centre in London for the press and trade. Transforming himself to a winemaker, he is currently working in Styria, Austria, at Weingut Tement, while also setting up his own domaine in the Zala wine region of South-West-Hungary. Specialising in Central European wines, G\u00c3\u00a1bor tastes frequently in Austria and Slovenia, and judges regularly in regional wine contests in Hungary.