AWE Member

London, Stratford-upon-Avon


UK (excl N Ireland)


Available for

Corporate events, Club/Society tastings, Private tastings, Wine courses, Public/trade wine shows, Food and wine matching, After dinner speaking, Wine tours

Other wine work

Wine market consultancy, wine investment, LSE CIBL ‘A Note of Mandarin in my Wine’ series


Wines and culture of China, huangjiu, baijiu, English and Chinese bilingual speaker and writer, translation and interpretation, Chinese beverage sector insights, wine tech

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Janet is the author of The Chinese Wine Renaissance (Penguin Randomhouse, shortlisted for ‘the Oscars of Wine’: Louis Roederer Wine Book of the Year 2019). She is an acclaimed bilingual speaker and writer on Chinese wines. Janet contributes to various wine and general interest publications (Decanter China, Meininger’s Wine Business International, The Buyer, China Report, Unherd, Toutiao, Weibo, Vinehoo, etc.) and has appeared on British national TV & radio (BBC London, BBC Radio 4 You and Yours and Channel 4 Sunday Brunch), as well as running wine events for corporate and social occasions, beverage sector investors, universities (Cambridge, Oxford, LSE, SOAS), China-related forums and private members clubs (67 Pall Mall, Brooks’s, RORC, Blacks etc) to introduce wines and wine culture to experts and novices alike. Janet graduated from the University of Cambridge in Computer Science followed by a ten-year stint in investment banking in London. She started communicating about Chinese wine and culture in 2012. Her unique experiences in technology, finance and wine, as well as her deep knowledge of Chinese and European cultures make her a sought after specialist speaker.

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