5 speakers 15 minutes each
Described by Decanter magazine as 'the most respected wine critic and journalist in the world', Jancis writes daily for JancisRobinson.com, weekly for The Financial Times, and bi-monthly for a column that is syndicated around the world. She is editor of The Oxford Companion to Wine, co-author with Hugh Johnson of The World Atlas of Wine and co-author of Wine Grapes - A complete guide to 1,368 vine varieties, including their origins and flavours. An award-winning TV presenter, she travels all over the world to conduct wine events and act as a wine judge. In 2003 she was awarded an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen, on whose cellar she now advises. Her latest book is a brief guide to the essentials of wine, The 24-Hour Wine Expert, inspired by her daughter Rose who will accompany her.