Andrew Jefford

Andrew Jefford has been writing and broadcasting about wine and other drinks for 20 years, notably for The Evening Standard, Decanter magazine, BBC Radio Four and his website

His books The New France and Peat Smoke and Spirit: A Portrait of Islay and its Whiskies were among the most widely acclaimed of the last decade. He has won many awards for his work, including eight Glenfiddich Awards, Best Drinks Journalist in the World Food Media Awards, the APA Magazine Journalist of the Year and Louis Roederer Champagne International Wine Writer of the Year (2006 and 2007).

Andrew is a Contributing Editor to Waitrose Food illustrated magazine and a columnist for Decanter and World of Fine Wine. He has written several books for Ryland Peters & Small, including The World of Wine. He lives in France.