The English journalist Julia Harding studied modern languages (French and German) in Cambridge and then worked as an editor for many years. In 2001 she completed an apprenticeship at WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) successfully with the diploma. Afterwards she worked for the British supermarket chain "Waitrose" in the wine area. She has been an assistant to Jancis since 2005 Robinson; the editor of the "Oxford Companion to Wine". In this work, she was in the third edition for the update of all entries regarding oenology and viticulture responsible. The exams for the award of the Master of Wine were completed in record time and completed in 2004 with the appointment as MW. In this context she received the “Robert Mondavi Award “for the best theory work.
The team of authors Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding and Dr. José Vouillamoz published the work in 2012 Wine grapes - a complete guide to 1,368 vine varieties ". Harding was responsible for the statistical figures for grape varieties and for determining the most important producers for each grape variety. Awards acquired in the course of their work are “Masters of Wine Noval Award for Excellence in Communication” (2007), “Masters of Wine Noval Award for Excellence in Communication” (2007), “Chairman's Award, Louis Roederer International Wine Writers 'Awards ”(2009),“ Every major wine book prize for Wine Grapes ”(2012) and“ Shortlisted, Louis Roederer International Wine Writers' Awards, Online Communicator ”(2014).
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