Wine Scholar Donates Her Personal Papers to the University of California, Davis

Jancis RobinsonJancis Robinson, the British author and wine expert, has announced that she has donated her personal papers to the University of California, Davis. The papers are currently being indexed and will be available to researchers by April 2017.

Among the archival collection are:

  • Wine tasting notes dating back to 1976;
  • 275 notebooks recording Robinson’s travels around the world of wine;
  • Robinson’s published work since her first article written in 1965;
  • Correspondence with luminaries
  • Photographs ranging from official events, to shots of filming on location, to informal photos of Robinson with friends and colleagues.

Robinson is the author of numerous books including The 24-Hour Wine Expert (Harry M. Abrams, 2016). She is the wine correspondent for the Financial Times and is an advisor to the wine cellar of Queen Elizabeth II.

“I feel extremely honored that all my papers, notebooks, tasting notes and professional photographs have found a home in a part of the world that has been so important to me and my life’s work in wine,” Robinson said.

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