<?xml version="1.0"?>\n<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2012\/05\/000002f74-Angela_Muir_MW_.jpg"><h2>Angela Muir MW .jpg<\/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 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\/2012\/09\/000003e0d-Darrell_Joseph.jpg"><h2>DWWA Darrell Joseph<\/h2>Darrel Joseph is based in Vienna and began writing about the wines of Central, Eastern and south eastern Europe in 1995, after Hungary\u00e2\u0080\u0099s Tokaji, and the Gr\u00c3\u00bcner Veltliner and Riesling from Austria captured his palate. Since then he has broadened his scope to include the wines of Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Georgia, Russia and beyond. His writing has appeared in Decanter, Wine Spectator, Wine Business International and Harpers Wine & Spirit, and he has also contributed to Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Guide and wein-pur's Best of Austria and Guide to Gr\u00c3\u00bcner Veltliner. He was the English language editor to L\u00c3\u00a1szlo Alkonyi\u00e2\u0080\u0099s Tokaj, The Wine of Freedom. In addition to his writing, Joseph conducts wine tastings and seminars internationally and translates a wide range of wine texts from German to English.<br><br><img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2012\/05\/000002f75-Igor_Sotric.jpg"><h2>Igor Sotric.jpg<\/h2>Igor Sotric moved to the UK and entered the wine industry 15 years ago after graduating with a degree in Microbiology. Qualified to WSET Diploma level, he is Head Sommelier and Wine Buyer at China Tang at the Dorchester. His prior experience has also been with Asian restaurants including the Cocoon and the St Martins Lane Hotel. Igor also acts as consultant to several restaurants.<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2012\/05\/000002f76-Mai_Tjemsland_MW.jpg"><h2>Mai Tjemsland MW.jpg<\/h2>Mai Tjemsland MW is an Oslo-based restaurateur with her own company GastroConsult AS. She holds a BI in Business Economy and Marketing, was certificated as a Sommelier in 1996 and became a Master of Wine in 2009. Claiming Italy is her favourite wine country, Mai has worked internationally in the hospitality industry for over 25 years and now oversees her own restaurant and catering companies. Alongside this, Mai lectures at sommelier schools, the WSET and the Institute of Masters of Wine as well as consulting for importers and holding Masterclasses on subjects including New Trends in Chile, California, and Food and Wine in Harmony.<img src="http:\/\/www.decanter.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/34\/2012\/05\/000002f73-Ana_Sapungiu.jpg"><h2>Ana Sapungiu.jpg<\/h2>Ana Sapungiu is a wine buyer for Oddbins that is under the new ownership of EFB. Ana developed her passion for wine in native Romania. She came to the UK in 2002 with a scholarship to do an MBA degree. Following that, her passion for wine got her into working with different wine importers in various sales and marketing roles. She then joined Vinopolis for a year as a Tour and Tasting Supervisor; after which she joined Oddbins, as part of the Trainee Management programme. From a role as Branch Manager, Ana moved to Head Office, first in a sales support role, then as a Trainee Buyer, before moving into the position of Buyer. Alongside her job, Ana judges at international wine competitions and is studying to become a Master of Wine.