Jeremy Charles Oliver

The most influential wine critic to emerge in Australia for the last three decades, Australia’s No. 1 wine presenter and host, and Australia’s leading wine presence in Asia.


Address for wine deliveries: wine-ark
660 Burwood Rd
Hawthorn Victoria 3122
Contact: [email protected]
Education: Melbourne Grammar School
Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Univ. of Melbourne (1982)
Graduate Diploma of Wine, Roseworthy College (1984)
Industry Roles: Board Member Alumni, Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
Past Member, Victoria’s Food and Wine Tourism Council
Past Member, Tourism Australia’s Food and Wine Advisory Panel
Current Role: Self-employed, company director, The Oliver Investment Trust Pty Ltd.
Current Duties: Writing articles, books, hosting events, providing advisory services, developing China wine market, developing a network of businesses to cooperate in anti-counterfeit and consumer connection technologies
Author of 30 books: Thirst for Knowledge, 1984
More Thirst for Knowledge, 1987
Evans on Earth, 1992
The Australian Wine Handbook, 1993, 1994, 1996
The Australian Wine Annual, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012**, 2013**, 2014**, 2015**, 2016**
Enjoy Wine with Jeremy, 2009** Published in Chinese
** Also published in Chinese
Jeremy Oliver’s Good Wine Guide, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Career Highlights: Youngest person ever to have a wine book published (22 years)
First westerner to have published a wine book for China market in Chinese
Writer of first Australian wine guide to be published in Chinese
Hosted major Australian wine event at Australian Pavilion, World Expo in Shanghai (2010)
Hosted Australian Luxury Dinner in Shanghai as part of Federal Government’s Australia-China Week (2015)Hosted signature dinner for Wine Australia’s China Roadshow, Shanghai (2018)

Rated as one of the World’s Top 20 Wine Critics by BWW Competition 2018 and

Rated as one of the World’s Top 100 Palates by Sopexa (Europe) (2019)

Television: Many appearances in Australia (he is a regular commentator on wine in the Asian market for The Australian Business Channel, the ABC and Bloomberg)
The host of Enjoy Wine with Jeremy (China video platforms, recently No.1 on China’s YouKu website) and attracting more than 1 million downloads per week

Main host for, the new global wine online video platform

Host of several programs on Australian digital and subscription TV

Radio: Regular guest spot on ABC Radio and FOXFM (Melbourne) plus hundreds of interviews
Australian Contributions Include: The Age (Melbourne), Winestate, Wine and Spirit Buying Guide, The Australian Way (Qantas), Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine, BRW, The Bulletin, Marie-Claire, Sunday Age (Melbourne), Herald-Sun (Melbourne, OBQ, Australia China Connections, Wine Selector
Overseas Publications Include: The Wine Spectator (US), Wine Enthusiast (US), FT Shanghai (China), Food&Wine (China), Decanter (UK), Fine Drink Media (Guangzhou), Asia Cuisine (Singapore), Wines (Korea), Harpers (UK), OLD (UK), Straits Times (Singapore), Wine Business Monthly (US), Wine Kingdom (Japan), Code de Vino (Russia), Fine Wines (Russia), Wine Magazine (UK), Revue de Vins de France (China)
Australia’s Leading Wine Public Speaker, Ambassador and Host: Hosted most major wine events in Australia including:
The Maurice O’Shea Award, The National Wine Show (Canberra), The Royal Sydney Wine Show, Savour Australia 2013, WineHK 2013, plus hundreds of corporate eventsInternationally has hosted hundreds of events in China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, HK, the US, the UK and the Middle EastRecently hosted wine program for Victorian Government’s Super Trade Mission to China (2012) plus Trade Mission to Middle East (2012)

Retains close working ties with Wine Australia, Austrade, DFAT, the Victorian Government

Awards: Wine Writer of the Year, Australian Wine Selectors, 2005 (inaugural award), Western Australian Wine Industry Journalism Award 1994