Jeannie Cho Lee MW joins Decanter as contributing editor Asia

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  • Tuesday 2 November 2010

Jeannie Cho Lee MW, Hong Kong's leading wine commentator and author of the award-winning book Asian Palate is to join Decanter as contributing editor Asia.

Jeannie Cho Lee MW

Regarded as one of Asia’s pre-eminent authorities on wine, Jeannie Cho Lee was the first Asian to be awarded the Master of Wine in 2008.

Her book, Asian Palate, was short-listed for the Andre Simon award and won the Gourmand Award for the Best Food and Wine Pairing book in the World.

Harvard graduate Cho Lee is a well-known figure on the international wine scene. She is a lecturer, educator and international wine judge, including the Decanter World Wine Awards.

Since 1996 she has specialised in food and wine writing, (she is the holder of Certificat de Cuisine from Cordon Bleu Paris) and is a regular contributor to Decanter Taiwan edition, South China Morning Post, Tatler and a wealth of other international and Asian titles.

Sarah Kemp, Decanter’s Publishing Director said "I am delighted that Jeannie is to be Decanter’s Contributing Editor for Asia. Decanter has always prided itself on having the world’s greatest wine writers and commentators and Jeannie fits that bill."

Jeannie Cho Lee says "I am delighted to be part of a wonderful group of wine professionals for whom I have the highest admiration and respect. Decanter is a leader in its field and is clearly committed to playing an important role in this dynamic region. I look forward to growing and expanding all the different realms of wine communication and education with the Decanter team."

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