Jane Parkinson is an award-winning wine journalist and broadcaster based in the UK. Recently awarded the, she is a wine expert on BBC1’s and released her debut book Wine & Food in October 2014. She is also one of the contributors to 30-Second Wine, a book due to be released in 2015.

Jane is Wine Expert for Stylist magazine, Wine Editor of Restaurant magazine and Wine Reviewer for 60 Second Reviews. She regularly contributes to magazines and newspapers, and discusses wine on radio and television, most recently on Sky and Food Network.

As well as being a judge in international wine competitions, Jane is a frequent host of tastings, both at trade and consumer events across the UK, plus she is one of The Wine Gang, a group of five UK wine critics who host wine fairs for consumers and review 200 new wines every month on their website.

In 2009 Jane won the Chairman’s Award at the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards for “rising rocket-like” through the world of wine writing.