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Wine writer + expert Elaine Chukan Brown speaks with wine writer Jane Anson, who has lived in Bordeaux since 2003. She is the author of Inside Bordeaux, Wine Revolution, The Club of Nine Angélus, and Bordeaux Legends (a history of the 1855 First Growth wines), as well as co-author or translator of over a dozen wine and travel books including Lynch Bages & Cie by JM Cazes and the Michelin Guide to the Wine Regions of France. She is Bordeaux correspondent and columnist for Decanter magazine and has won several awards for her writing, including the Prix Baron Philippe de Rothschild, Louis Roederer Wine Feature Writer of the Year, OIV Jury Prize and Born Digital Best Editorial. She is a graduate of the DUAD tasting diploma with the Bordeaux Institute of Oenology and an accredited wine teacher at the Bordeaux Ecole du Vin, with a Masters in publishing from University College London.

Elaine and Jane go tête-à-tête in a discussion focused on Napa and Bordeaux: how producers in each region are responding to climate change, California wines being featured on the Place de Bordeaux, and investment from Bordeaux in vineyards and wineries in California.

Featured wines:
2013 Inglenook, Napa Valley, Rutherfod
2016 Verite, Sonoma County
2018 L'Aventure Willow Creek District, Paso Robles

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