DWWA 2013 Australia Judging Panel
Jane Parkinson is one of the UK’s youngest award-winning wine writers. Working freelance, she contributes regularly to a variety of magazines and newspapers, but is also the wine editor at large for Restaurant magazine, the wine expert for Stylist magazine, and the wine columnist for Tesco Magazine. Jane has been the wine expert on BBC radio programmes and she hosts tastings at fairs such as the BBC Good Food Show and the Ideal Home Show, as well as privately for restaurants and wine merchants. She has been the Chair of Judges for the Rising Stars Trophy, a national competition in search of the best young sommelier and chef team in the UK, and is a member of The Wine Gang, a group of five experts who host consumer fairs and review wines every month on thewinegang.com. Jane also has her own website janeparkinson.com, on which she blogs, posts her published features, recommends wines, and writes restaurant reviews.