Jancis started her academic career at Oxford University studying mathematics and philosophy. After working for a travel company, she decided that she wanted to follow her passion and became the assistant editor for Wine & Spirit. Jancis is now an Officer of the Order of the British Empire and a Master of Wine. She writes for the Financial Times and on her website, www.jancisrobinson.com. She has written many books and even provides advice for Queen Elizabeth II’s wine cellar.
If you want to learn anything about wine, you don’t need to look further than The Oxford Companion to Wine. Jancis wrote and edited this book, which is considered to be the most comprehensive wine encyclopedia in the world. Enjoy the interview AND a nice glass of wine!