Jane Skilton MW

Jane Skilton MW

Date an MW: 1993
Based in: New Zealand

Member profile

  • Website www.nzsws.co.nz
  • Quotation

    "The Institute is a global organisation and I feel it is important that Australia and New Zealand members have a voice on Council. I enjoy being part of a dynamic and active team."

  • Email Jane Skilton MW at home
  • Current employer

    NZ School of Wines and Spirits

  • Job title


  • Work Address

    PO Box 67 028

  • Work City

    Mt Eden

  • Work Postcode


  • Work Country

    New Zealand

  • Work Telephone

    +64 9 6303903

  • Work Email address


  • Country

    New Zealand


Jane Skilton began her wine career in London and passed her Master of Wine examination in 1993. She takes an active role in IMW activities and is a member of Council. She moved to New Zealand in 2000 and founded the NZ School of Wines and Spirits, teaching the Wine and Spirit Education Trust qualifications and general wine courses to trade and consumers. She is the NZ Wine Editor for Winestate Magazine and is a regular contributor to publications in New Zealand, Australia and China. She is the Wine Director for Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand.

She is an experienced judge both nationally and internationally (London, Rutherglen, Brisbane, Margaret River, Hobart, Limestone Coast, Shanghai and Tokyo).