Author of Wine Revolution (Quarto 2017), The Club of Nine (Katz Publishing 2016) Angélus (Editions de la Martiniere 2016), Bordeaux Legends (2013 Stewart, Tabori & Chang), Jane Anson is a graduate of the DUAD tasting diploma with the Bordeaux Institute of Oenology and is currently working on the absolutely definitive guide to Bordeaux wines, to be released in Autumn 2019.
Saint-Emilion’s Château Ausone: 2,000 years of history
How will the Bordeaux 2020 vintage be assessed?
As they swallow up lesser estates, are classed growths undermining the 1855 classification?
Bordeaux châteaux: families versus corporations
Bordeaux wine sees rise in Chinese investors
The last decade has seen a wealth of Chinese purchases across Bordeaux, causing alarm and intrigue in equal measure. Jane Anson lifts the lid on the reality of being an outsider in the Gironde
The Japanese vegetable grower supplying Michelin-starred restaurants
For Asafumi Yamashita, the secret of growing Michelin-starred veg is not about love but understanding the needs of the plant
Perfumer Alexandre Schmitt on the aromas of wine
Alexandre Schmitt’s extraordinarily sensitive nose has the international winemaking elite scrambling to seek his opinion
Bordeaux: The magic of St-Emilion’s Château Ausone
Built on ancient Roman foundations, it’s the smallest first-growth property in St-Emilion, and its wines are among the most sought after – and the most expensive – in the world