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.
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 on legendary ghosts in Bordeaux and explores their connections to the French city's famous wine châteaux.
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 reports on how Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot have risen to the summit of the world grape planting league in the past decade, and why some people think Cab has the legs to top its rival in their Bordeaux heartland...
As technological advances make it easier to deal with variable weather conditions, Jane Anson assesses the impact of hot and cool vintages in Bordeaux and offers advice on what to buy – whatever the weather...
Lafite Rothschild has opened up its entire back catalogue to mark 150 years since Baron James de Rothschild signed the deeds of ownership. Jane Anson reports on an evening to remember, with wines ranging from 2010 back to 1881.
Ningxia is being hailed as the country’s top region for quality wine. Jane Anson meets the producers leading the way.