Click on the links below to read reviews of The 24-Hour Wine Expert.

  • 'After a 24-hour study, you will be fearless.' Harriet Lembeck, Wine Wit and Wisdom, 6 March 2017
  • 'an inexpensive and compact guide to wine, sitting at around 100 pages that can easily be devoured in one sitting, and certainly over the period of a day or two' Kurtis Kolt, Straight.com, 30 August 2017
  • 'I am pretty blown away by the book. No surprise coming from Jancis, yet my expectations were on the modest side for a sliver of a 101 on wine. What a well-spoken, clear-thinking pro can pack in layman’s terms into a slim volume at a modest cost is a game-changer.' Juliette Pope, Louis/Dressner Selections, 22 March 2017
  • 'You’ll likely save the £4.99 price of admission with the wine-matching and occasion-matching tips alone.' The 20 Best Food Books of 2016, Observer Food Monthly, 11 December 2016
  • 'Simple yet elegant, eminently approachable and laced with a bit of catty wit.' Bill Ward, Star Tribune, 7 December 2016
  • 'The pre-eminent wine critic strips away the intimidation factors of wine and offers a clearly written, extremely approachable primer.' 2016 Wine Books, Marc Bona, Cleveland.com, 6 December 2016
  • 'A wine guide that will turn any con artist into a connoisseur.' 29 Gorgeous Gifts For Your Fanciest Friend, Maitland Quitmeyer, Buzzfeed, 4 December 2016
  • 'Both breezy and substantial, a very good entry map to wine.' Punch, 26 September 2016
  • 'Through her wit and humor, Robinson does a great job of solving the unapproachable world of wine, covering all the confusing terminology along the way.' Anthony Dias Blue, Blue Lifestyle, 12 September 2016
  • 'A compact, breezy, one-shot wine seminar for novices. In 112 no-nonsense pages, she covers all the basics for understanding, selecting, appreciating, serving and storing wine. She dismisses pretension in favor of the practical.' Florence Fabricant, New York Times, 12 September 2016
  • 'Jancis Robinson to the rescue. [Her] latest book is for anyone who wants to learn more about wine but isn’t interested in delving into esoteric details and geekery.' Dave McIntyre, Washington Post, 10 September 2016
  • 'Clever little book [...] well worth its €8 cover price.' Fionnuala Harkin, WinesDirect.ie, 23 August 2016
  • 'The amount of her wine knowledge Robinson is able to impart in this slim volume is impressive.' Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 June 2016
  • 'Arguably the greatest wine writer of our time.' Krista Lamb, KristaLamb.com, 9 May 2016
  • 'What makes it special is Robinson’s well-honed sense for delivering the goods along with a wry sense of critical insight.' Christopher Waters, Toronto Sun, 6 April 2016
  • 'It's easy to read, good content, up-to-date, in plain language, giving the bare bones of learning about wine quickly.' goodfood.com.au, 5 April 2016
  • 'Slim new paperback The 24-Hour Wine Expert brings a no-nonsense basic reference with amusing asides.' Andrew Dembina, Le Pan, 10 March 2016
  • 'This handy little book [...] is very useful. I recommend it.' Huon Hooke, The Real Review, 20 February 2016
  • Sarah Djerf, Wow News (Sweden), 17 February 2016
  • 'The kind of handy guide that will appeal to a wide cross-section of people.' Sommelier India, 9 February 2016
  • 'This thin volume manages to cover the major aspects of wine appreciation at a very high level.' Terroir Guru
  • 'For those who have an appetite to learn, but don’t quite know where to start, The 24-Hour Wine Expert offers a perfectly compact solution.' Emily Miles, Berry Bros & Rudd, 4 February 2016
  • Ellie Douglas, Decanter, 4 February 2016
  • Gillian Orr, Refinery 29, 2 February 2016
  • Neal Baker, The Drinks Business, 11 January 2016