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Jane Skilton MW

Jane Skilton MW

Became an MW 1993

Based in New Zealand

Nationality British


Jane Skilton began her wine career in London, passed her Master of Wine examination in 1993 and continues to take an active role in IMW activities. She moved to New Zealand in 2000 and founded the NZ School of Wines and Spirits, teaching Wine and Spirit Education Trust qualifications and general wine courses to trade and consumers. Jane is the NZ Editor of Gourmet Traveller Wine and a regular contributor to publications in New Zealand, Australia and China. She is an experienced judge both nationally and internationally.

Current employer: New Zealand School of WInes and Spirits

Primary area(s) of work: Communication

Industry sector(s): Business owner, Journalism, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge

Wine region expertise: Auckland, Australia, Canterbury (NZ), Central Otago, Hawke's Bay, Marlborough, New Zealand, Martinborough, Nelson

Specialisms: Wine judging