Jane Anson is Bordeaux correspondent for Decanter, and has lived in the region since 2003. She is author of Bordeaux Legends, a history of the First Growth wines (October 2012 Editions de la Martiniere), 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 Green 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. Winner of Prix Baron Philippe de Rothschild and graduate of DUAD tasting diploma with Bordeaux Institute of Oenology. Accredited wine teacher at the Bordeaux Ecole du Vin, with a Masters in publishing from University College London.
Rumours have flourished since billionaire Jack Ma bought Château de Sours, but what is actually happening? Jane Anson reports on the team's bold plans and winemaking ambitions following a rare estate tour.
Château Preuillac, with a history that dates back to 1869, sits the heart of AOC Médoc...
Jane Anson has found 'some great bottles' in a vintage that she revisited with caution, but the hits aren't evenly distributed. Read in-depth tasting notes and see ratings for 100 classified Left Bank Bordeaux 2017 wines.
Jane Anson reports from a tasting led by pioneering winemakers from around the world, exploring how grafted and ungrafted vines affect the character of wine and revisiting received wisdom about the spread of phylloxera.
Jane Anson reports on legendary ghosts in Bordeaux and explores their connections to the French city's famous wine châteaux.
How do 2016, 2015, 2010, 2009 and 2005 stack up against each other in terms of style, character and pricing? Jane Anson draws on fresh figures and analysis to provide an overview of some of the key points to consider.
Jane Anson looks in further detail at the recently released Bordeaux vineyard prices for 2018...
Jane Anson revisited 67 wines across the Bordeaux appellations to assess their current drinking and cellaring potential
With all of the investment power of Lafite, what took so long here?
Jane Anson delves into the distant past of this famous St-Émilion estate, tasting 19 select vintages stretching back as far as 1949...