2023 Jury


Caro Maurer MW

wine writer, wine educator, Germany
category: reductive white wine

Caro Maurer completed a communication science MA in Munich before starting her career as a correspondent in New York and Los Angeles. On returning to Germany, she first worked as an editor for the German edition of Forbes magazine, followed by Die Welt (The World), a nationwide newspaper. Since the early 1990s, she has worked as a freelance writer, concentrating on food and wine, the latter becoming her primary subject. She finished the WSET diploma level five as Germany’s top student. Now she shares her working time between the General-Anzeiger, the daily newspaper in Bonn, and as a writer for Germany’s leading food and wine magazine, Der Feinschmecker (The Gourmet), and Decanter. Caro also works as a wine educator for WSET Diploma across Europe and hosts educational seminars and tastings for numerous wine associations and judges in international wine competitions; at Decanter WWA in London, she is a panel chair. Website

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