Jane Thomson

Jane Thomson is the founder and Managing Director of The Fabulous Ladies’ Wine Society, Australia’s first and largest wine community for women. She has also been the Drinks Editor for Taste.com.au magazine since 2013. In 2015 Jane founded the Australian Women in Wine Awards (AWIWA) – the world’s only awards program for women in wine – of which she is Chair. In 2019 the AWIWA are taking place in New York in partnership with Wine Australia. In both 2013 and 2016 Jane was named ‘Digital Wine Communicator of the Year’ by Wine Communicators of Australia, and she is the only person to have received this award twice. In 2018 Jane released her first book ‘The Fabulous Ladies’ Guide to Wine’ which is Australia’s first book for, and about, women who love wine and those that produce it. Jane will chair Session 3. Getting the foundations right on Monday.