Jane is a journalist by training and wine writer by vocation. She started her career in newspapers, later working at The Age/The Sydney Morning Herald, and also in TV and radio. She is a sought-after wine judge, locally and internationally, and chairs numerous shows. A long-time contributor and columnist for Halliday magazine, she has been reviewing for the Companion since 2016. She is highly respected for her honesty, fairness, rigour and independence in her writing and tasting.
On a personal level, Jane is an Italophile, spending considerable time each year visiting its wine regions, and she dreams of living in Piemonte. She never tires of travelling throughout the wine world in search of stories and bottles from inspirational, thoughtful producers.
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