Jancis Robinson, respected UK wine critic and journalist, has been confirmed as the guest speaker at the Nedbank VinPro Information Day held on 22 January 2015.
Described by Decanter magazine as ‘the most respected wine critic and journalist in the world’, Jancis Robinson contributes to JancisRobinson.com and The Financial Times, is editor of The Oxford Companion to Wine, and co-author of both The World Atlas of Wine and Wine Grapes – A complete guide to 1,368 vine varieties, each of which are recognised as standard references world-wide.
An acclaimed TV presenter and international wine judge, she was the first person outside the wine trade to obtain the title Master of Wine and was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) by Her Majesty the Queen, on whose cellar she advises.
“We look forward to welcoming Jancis to the South African winelands and are proud to announce her participation in the Nedbank VinPro Information Day in 2015. Her insights on international trends in the world of wine will add great value to the programme, which annually focuses on trends and perspectives in this exciting industry,” said Rico Basson, managing director of VinPro.
Registration for the Nedbank VinPro Information Day opens on 22 October 2014.