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Meet the gang

The Wine Gang brings together five of the UK's most renowned wine experts.

Jane Parkinson

Jane is an award-winning wine writer and communicator. She’s a wine expert on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen as well as the wine columnist for several magazines including Restaurant, Stylist, Absolutely and Market Life.

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Anthony Rose

Anthony is the wine correspondent of The Independent, and regular contributor to a host of international wine magazines. He chairs major wine competition panels. In a previous life he was a solicitor but decided it was time to get a steady job.

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Tom Cannavan

Tom was a pioneer on the Internet, first publishing his online wine magazine,, in 1995. Since then he has gone on to win international wine writing awards and to carve a formidable reputation as a wine judge and expert speaker.

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David Williams

David is the wine correspondent of The Observer, the deputy editor of The World of Fine Wine, and a columnist at The Wine Merchant, as well as being a regular contributor to titles including The Guardian, Restaurant Magazine, Imbibe and New Zealand's Wine magazine.

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Joanna Simon

Jo is contributing editor of House & Garden, the training for which included 22 years as wine correspondent of The Sunday Times, presenting a BBC Radio 4 series, being editor of two wine magazines and winning various writing awards.

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