JANE ANSON







Jane Anson is Bordeaux correspondent for Decanter, and has lived in the region since 2003. She is author of Wine Revolution (Quarto Publishing 2017), The Club of Nine with Andy Katz (2016), Angélus (Editions de la Martinière 2015), Bordeaux Legends, a history of the First Growth wines (November 2012 Editions de la Martiniere as Elixirs (French title) / April 2013 Stewart, Tabori & Chang, English version), the Bordeaux and Southwest France author of The Wine Opus and 1000 Great Wines That Won’t Cost A Fortune (both Dorling Kindersley, 2010 and 2011). Anson is contributing writer of the Michelin Guide to the Wine Regions of France (March 2010, Michelin Publications), and writes a monthly wine column for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, where she lived from 1994 to 1997, and a weekly column for DecanterChina.com. Accredited wine teacher at the Bordeaux Ecole du Vin, with a Masters in publishing from University College London, WSET qualified, Diplôme Universitaire d'Aptitude à la Dégustation des vins (DUAD) from Bordeaux Faculty of Oenology (2013).



Feel free to drop me an email at: jane@newbordeaux.com or follow me on Twitter

USEFUL LINKS

Official Bordeaux bodies

CIVB: www.vins-bordeaux.fr/
Ecole du Vin:
www.ecole.vins-bordeaux.fr/anglais/
UGC:
www.ugcb.com
Conseil des Vins du Medoc:
www.medoc-wines.com/
1855 Classified Growths: 
www.grand-cru-classe.com/
Saint Emilion Wines:
www.vins-saint-emilion.com
Faculty of Oenology: 
www.u-bordeaux2.fr/oenologie

Bordeaux Wine Tourism

Great Wine Capitals: www.greatwinecapitals.com
Route des Chateaux: 
www.routedeschateaux.com

Make Your Own Bordeaux Wine with Viniv 

Route des Vins en Graves et Sauternes: www.bordeaux-graves-sauternes.com





Bordeaux Tour Companies (I know both of the people behind these tour companies very well, and can heartily recommend them both!)
Bella Wine Tours www.bellawines.co.uk

Uncorked Wine Tours: www.bordeauxuncorked.com 

 



​Wine Websites 

Wine Pages: www.wine-pages.com​
Grape Radio
www.graperadio.com

The Wine Doctor www.thewinedoctor.com​ 
Wine Anorak
www.wineanorak.com/
Bordeaux Undiscovered
www.bordeaux-undiscovered.co.uk/
Richard M James
www.winewriting.com and FrenchMediterraneanWine.com
Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages
http://www.jancisrobinson.com/




 

 



Wine Services

English-language wine consulting for Bordeaux winemakers, from translations to classes in wine tasting, wine marketing and wine tourism www.speechmark.com/bordeaux.html (based in Paris, but have Bordeaux office)


French Holiday websites

Holiday France Direct www.holidayfrancedirect.co.uk

Blogs

Eric Asimov's The Pour http://thepour.blogs.nytimes.com/
David Bolomey's Bordeaux Overview
http://bordoverview.blogspot.com/
Jamie Goode's Wine Anorak
http://www.wineanorak.com/blog/
The Despagne Family (English or French option)
http://blog.despagne.fr/
Evelyne Resnick's Wine Brands
http://www.winebrandsblog.com/

 

 

Bordeaux Wine Tourism magazine
(First published in Food and Travel magazine, then distributed through the Telegraph, the Independent and other newspapers. I was contributing editor to this, and there are a number of other writers. It is a great supplement about the region and well worth looking through).
http://www.e-pages.dk/thetelegraph/16/5​