<?xml version="1.0"?>\n<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2013\/05\/0000058ac-GilesMacDonogh_justinetrickett_5202.jpg"><h2>Giles MacDonogh DWWA 2013 Regional Chair<\/h2>Giles MacDonogh has been writing for various international newspapers and magazines, as well as broadcasting on radio and television since 1985. He is the author of fourteen books, which have been translated into nine languages, four of which are about wine in general, while two are specifically about Austrian wine, which he helped rescue from the doldrums after 1985. Giles is currently writing a history of modern Germany.<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2013\/05\/0000058eb-MartinCampion_justinetrickett_5197.jpg"><h2>Martin Campion DWWA 2013 Judge<\/h2>Martin Campion has been in the wine trade since the late 1980s and has spent much of that time working for the Laithwaite family. In his current role of Product Manager for Laithwaite\u00e2\u0080\u0099s Wine, Martin primarily manages packaging design, branding and quality control, which affords him the opportunity to work with colleagues and suppliers across the globe. Martin\u00e2\u0080\u0099s tastes are broad, though he particularly enjoys Bordeaux, Burgundy, Sherry and \u00e2\u0080\u0093 his greatest passion \u00e2\u0080\u0093 German Riesling.<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2013\/05\/000005884-CaroMaurerMW_justinetrickett_5479.jpg"><h2>Caro Maurer MW DWWA 2013 Judge<\/h2>Caro Maurer MW is a wine writer based in Bonn, Germany, who currently shares her time between the <em>General-Anzeiger<\/em>, the daily newspaper in Bonn, and two magazines, <em>Der Feinschmecker<\/em> (The Gourmet) and the German edition of <em>FINE<\/em>. With a writing career spanning almost 20 years, Caro\u00e2\u0080\u0099s previous positions include working as a correspondent in New York and Los Angeles, as a Staff Editor for the German edition of <em>Forbes<\/em> magazine, and at <em>Die Welt<\/em> (The World), a German daily national newspaper. Caro is also a wine educator, and judges at international wine competitions.<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2013\/05\/0000058b5-IgorRyjenkov_justinetrickett_5205.jpg"><h2>Igor Ryjenkov DWWA 2013 Judge<\/h2>Igor Ryjenkov MW was born in Russia but moved to Canada shortly after graduating with a degree in journalism. He became interested in the wine industry after a visit to the Niagara Peninsula, which led to a period of studying, tasting and travelling. From 1995 to 2003 he completed WSET courses to Diploma level and achieved his MW, during which time he was twice awarded the North American Scholarship and also received the Henkell-Sohnlein Award for Best Dissertation. Igor "turned pro" in 1999, working first in on-trade sales for a wine agency and then as a retail product specialist with the LCBO. As seven years on the front line in Ontario\u00e2\u0080\u0099s two largest retail locations, Igor was promoted to European Wines Product Manager for Vintages, the premium wine division of the LCBO. Igor has contributed to a number of wine books and manuals, has judged in several international wine competitions, and regularly travels to the key wine producing areas for business or as a part of educational MW visits.<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2013\/05\/000005868-AndreasWickhoffMW_justinetrickett_5489.jpg"><h2>Andreas Wickhoff MW DWWA 2013 Judge<\/h2>Andreas Wickhoff MW is Austria\u00e2\u0080\u0099s third Master of Wine and the Managing Director of Premium Estates of Austria, an association of the country\u00e2\u0080\u0098s leading wineries, which he established in 2004. As the coordinator of this fine selection of growers, he mainly promotes the group's wines and spirits worldwide but also assists in the production process. Prior to settling in Austria, Andreas worked as a sommelier and a wine buyer in Corsica, France and the USA. Andreas' educational background includes degrees in Tourism and Hotel Management from Bad Gleichenberg, Austria, and in Food & Hospitality Management from Martin College in Brisbane, Australia. He received his MW in 2012, winning four awards for excellence in particular areas of the exam.