Contributors

Gary Allen

Gary Allen

Foodwriter & adjunct at Empire State College. Books include The Resource Guide for Food Writers; The Herbalist in the Kitchen; The Business of Food: Encyclopedia of the Food and Drink Industries; and Human Cuisine (the last two co-edited with Ken Albala).

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SimpleHedonisms

William Allen

William Allen, is the creator/editor of Simple Hedonisms - a Wine Blog focusing on Wine Country lifestyle. His passion for wine and taken a life of its own with studies in viticulture, oenology, wine history, sensory evaluation.

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Marty Aquino

Marty Aquino

Marty is a green-energy venture capitalist who raises millions of dollars for world-changing companies. He's also a thrill-seeker, freelance writer and vino-devotee. He prefers to visit and indulge in expressive regional wines in their native countries.

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Judy Asman

Judy Asman

Southern California foodie and Web writer. Native to the Golden State, I'm loyal to varietals produced north of where I live, especially Central Coast and Anderson Valley. My latest fave: Sofia Rosé, Coppola Winery. Crisp, delicate, elegant.

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Mary John Baumann

Mary John Baumann

Accredited wine expert with advanced wine education, sales and lecturing talent. Creative marketer with demonstrated success in global marketing and development of leading multinational luxury brands.

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CarpathianWines

Katy Bendel

We specialize in unique premium boutique wines from Central Europe. Some of these wines are emerging on to the world class market and some are gems we have discovered and would like you to discover them with us.

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Anna Bennett

Anna Bennett

Wine reviews by a woman with three kidneys. Living life to its fullest... one bottle at a time.

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Tom Bentley

Tom Bentley

Love the pleasures of a good wine in good company (and sometimes that company can just be me). I feel like I've barely scratched the surface—or the palate—on the broad plane of good wines here in California. But that's research worth doing.

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Colleen Bentley

I'm a pinot noir fan - love Williams Seylem, Siduri, Martinelli and so many more. But in the summer really like viognier, especially drinking when crusing the Naples canals near my Long Beach CA neighborhood.

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Corey W Campbell

Corey W. Campbell

I am journalist living in one of the most exciting cities in the country, Miami! My work takes me into the deepest parts of the Everglades, and inside some of the hottest clubs and events that the Magic City has to offer. It's a labor of love.

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Christy Canterbury MW

Christy Canterbury MW

Master of Wine+Winner of the Villa Maria Award for Outstanding Viticulture Examination. Wine judge+public speaker. Journalist for Snooth+Food Arts+Sommelier Journal+Beverage Media+others. Educator at SideTour+Astor Center. Incorrigible traveler!

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CorkChronicler

Janelle Carter

Janelle Carter is the Founder and Blogger of The Cork Chronicles www.corkchronicles.com. The Cork Chronicles appeals to wine beginners and connoisseurs alike with its wine tips, recommendations and chronicles of Janelle's wine tasting adventures.

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Kevin Chandler

Kevin Chandler

North Carolina native still searching for the perfect barbecue and wine pairing.

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Jesse Chemtob

Jesse Chemtob

Find better wines.

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Debbie Chinn

Debbie Chinn

Arts advisor and strategist for non profit performing arts organizations. I'm a wine evangelist and my goal is to vacation in every wine growing region of the world.

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Hana Choi

Hana Choi

Editor at Snooth. Learning to love food and wine more and more each day. Let me know what you're interested in!

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Jacqueline Church

Jacqueline Church

Freelance writer (The Washington Post, Edible Santa Barbara, Culture: the Word on Cheese, Everett Potter’s Travel Report, Reuters, Chicago Sun Times News Group, GoNomad) Traveler (last trip: Mali, cook, speaker. Ever curious, always hungry.

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Cassi Clark Ward-Hunt

I am a writer and adventurer with a passion for learning about and experiencing things I've never done before.

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Marilyn Cochran

Marilyn Cochran

A serious, but amateur, wine geek. Passionate about whites.

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CarrieCrespo

Carrie Crespo

Carrie Crespo holds a certificate from the WSET in wine studies. She's a marketing professional specializing in wine and spirits. Carrie has written about indie musicians, financial planning and now, the wine industry.

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Mary Cressler

Mary Cressler

Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and proprietor of Vindulge Wine Education & Consulting – a wine consulting company focusing on enhancing the consumers wine experience through classes, seminars, private buying and consulting.

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Julia Crowley

Julia Crowley

Award-winning wine writer & owner of TheRealWineJulia.com; as well as, the Oregon Correspondent for Snooth - representing my beautiful Willamette Valley & Southern Oregon. The luscious & elegant Pinot Noir captured my heart a long time ago.

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Tom Cubeta

Tom Cubeta

I'm 59 years old and have been a wine lover ever since I sampled my grandfathers homemade wine 5o years ago. I've also been making my own wine from Calif. grapes and juices for the last 20 years. I love visiting wineries and hope to visit NAPA someday.

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Curt Dahl

Curt Dahl

Curtis Dahl is one owner of Joseph and Curtis Custom Wine Cellars in New Jersey. We design and build the best parts of wine cellars, custom wine cabinets,furniture,cooling systems, and humidors.

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Gregory Dal Piaz

Gregory Dal Piaz

Editor at Snooth Happy to answer all your wine related questions.

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Dawn Diffenderffer-Baker

If I could roller skate, I would definitely be a derby girl, but only for the cursing part. I'm a self taught cook, and love to entertain in my Baltimore home with my beloved husband, Joe, and two misfit dogs, Baxter and Archie.

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Craig Donofrio

Craig Donofrio is an Advanced Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers and has worked and consulted for some of the nation's top restaurants. He is chief food/wine photographer at Grapevine Studios (www.grapevinestudios.blogspot.com).

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Foxall

Richard Foxall

My goal: to convince you that $$ and snobbiness do not make wine great. My tools: Two identical carafes and some Post-It notes. Proud of our California wines, but I'll talk your ear off about the Spanish if you let me.

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Bob Fyke

Brunello, and other Tuscan reds, are home base for me. I enjoy wines from many other regions as well, and love to organize,and participate in, wine themed dinners in NYC. Twitter @brunellobob

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Catherine Gin

Catherine Gin

I'm a former editor at Snooth, as well as cocktails website The Spir.it and food site WhatsCook.in. I am partial to white wines (especially from Australia and New Zealand); dessert wines; cocktails made with care; and good, honest, fresh food.

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Clare Goggin Sivits

Clare Goggin Sivits

Cheers! I'm Snooth's Social Media Manager and I love exploring and discovering within the wine community. I'm also a beer enthusiast! Reach out if you have any questions about Snooth and our community.

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Amanda Goossen

Amanda Goossen

Nose in a book, hands in the kitchen and ears to the ground. I'm a book loving, food obsessed, music junkie who can usually be found creating a meal, sipping a glass of wine and rocking out in my kitchen! Feeding people is my passion!!!

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DivyaGugnani

Divya Gugnani

Behind the Burner is an emerging culinary media brand that creates expert-based content about food, wine, mixology and nutrition. We package the best tips, tricks and techniques from master chefs, mixologists, restaurateurs and other culinary experts...

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Eric Guido

Eric Guido

Food and Wine Writer for Snooth Media, Chef, Musician, Poet, Wine Lover, and Workaholic. Owner, Chef and Writer for The V.I.P. Table.

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Hannah Guzik

Hannah Guzik

I'm a multimedia journalist based in Southern California. In addition to other topics, I write about travel, food and the environment. I love learning about wine regions and how wine is produced, using both modern and ancient techniques.

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The Tasting Group

Nancy Hawks Miller

Hi! Im a wine writer and educator who's been fielding questions about wine for over 25 years and, if there's one thing I know for sure, if you have a question, chances are, lots of people have the same one! Don't be shy ~ just ask!

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Lindy Hemsley

Lindy Hemsley

Studied with Wine & Spirit Education Trust '98. Travel wine regions around world. Prefer Old World. Love aged Bordeaux and Burgundy and savoury styles. Do, however, enjoy regular Sonoma/Napa tasting trips.

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Caroline Henry

Caroline Henry

Wine Professional, Certified Sommelier, Wine Writer and Educator living, breathing and writing about wine and specializing in Champagne :-)

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Donna Jackson

Passionate wine enthusiast/writer/consultant.Specialist on Italy, where She has made her home and kingdom for the past decade. Travels extensively in Europe and New world,Portugal,Douro, South Africa,and in particular Bordeaux style wines, loves Dolcetto

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Philip

Philip James

Founder of Gramercy Labs: Lot18, Snooth, Popdust, Fameball. Climbed Mt Everest, sailed the Atlantic, run and cycle. Featured in Fast Company, Associated Press, The Guardian

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RJonWine

Richard Jennings

Wine writer (and HR exec). I write a weekly column for Huffington Post, wine book reviews for NY Journal of Books, and my blog is http://www.RJonWine.com. I have over 38,000 tasting notes on CellarTracker, where I'm the most "favorited" TN author.

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Grape Occasions

Shannon Jones

Grape Occasions...your guide to everything wine, travel and spa.

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Sara Kay

Sara Kay

Assistant Editor at Snooth. Current cocktail of choice: dirty gin martini, straight up, heavy on the olive juice.

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Natalie Kronick

Natalie Kronick

On the quest to find, taste, review and help avid wine lovers to find the 'good ones' out there. Specifically, Spanish, Chilean, New Zealand and Oregon wines are my forte. I blog about them all! www.kronickwino.com

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Erica Landin

Erica Landin

While working as a Biotech equities analyst, a divine Burgundy stopped me in my tracks and made me re-evaluate life. Today, I'm a full time wine writer. Passionate about small, quality producers, minimal intervention winemaking & sustainability in wine.

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Naomi Laurie

Naomi Laurie

I'm a graduate of Brock's CCOVI program (Cool Climate Oenology & Viticulture). I have completed level 2 of WSET. I am currently working at Terroni in Toronto, which has an exclusively Italian wine list. I am hoping to do more writing in the future.

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DianeLetulle

Diane Letulle

In the last four years, I've traveled to some of Europe's top wine-producing countries, including France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria and Hungary. I often write about wine and travel and I teach wine classes.

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Chris McGurn

Chris McGurn is a freelance writer living and working in the Washington, D.C., area. He also edits the blog Beltway Bacchus. When not working, he can most often be found at Virginia wineries with his wife Caitlin and sometimes their dog Kopek.

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Eaar Oden

Eaar Oden

I'm 53 and hated wine for years, but through my wife and her love of wine and our traveling and wine tasting, I came to appreciate wine for more than just a glass of something to drink, but as a whole fun part of life that I had missed out on.

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Kara Olson

I'm an avid wine and coffee enthusiast! My research focuses on third places where people discuss and change their communities. Beverages such as wine facilitate these conversations. I am a graduate of the College of Wooster with a BA in History.

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Local Vinacular

Nathan Ophardt

We're wine lovers who launched a blog in June 2011 in order to help others navigate the mysteries of wine. We're also working towards a Grand Cru Certificate in wine at the Institute of Culinary Education.

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Jeremy Parzen

Jeremy Parzen

Keeping the world safe for Italian wine. If traditional Italian cuisine can conquer the world, why can't traditional Italian wine?

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Marie Payton

Marie Payton

Hi fellow wine lover! I love wine. I assume you do too if you’re here! I enjoy continually learning and am up for trying almost anything! Secretly envious of those who get to be in the fields, I love to visit vineyards and talk to winemakers.

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Emily Peterson

Emily Peterson

Emily Peterson is a cook, writer, culinary teacher, and winner of “Best in Show” for her peanut butter cookies as a kid. She is the creator of The Gourmand & the Peasant (www.thegourmandandthepeasant.com).

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Daniel Petroski

Friends don't waste wine when there are words to sell.

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Wild4wawine

William Pollard

While I no longer work at a winery, you'll find I remain passionate about Washington wine. I enjoy sharing the story of Washington wine and talking about our regions wines, wineries, winemakers, vineyards, climate and history.

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Robert Reimann

Robert Reimann

Cyclist that loves wine and bike riding.

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Shawndra Russell

Shawndra Russell

I'm a freelance writer based in Savannah, Georgia, writing about all things entertainment: travel, wine, craft beer, books, movies, and music. My best glass of wine ever was a house white made in a small town near San Marino. Twitter: @ShawndraRussell

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Anna Savino

Anna Savino

Transplanted from Napa to PIemonte Italy... I blog for a passion about food, wine, and Italian culture. For now just discovering Piemonte one step (sip) at a time with big dreams to do wine tours in Italy. Hopefully I can help with any travel/wine ?'s!

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Woody Smith

Woody Smith

I am a retired (well, it's nice to call it that) computer/data communications engineer in Arlington, Virginia. I worked with NASA for many years and as their network administrator had a small hand in the initial creation and growth of the Internet.

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LoriSoard

Lori Soard

Lori Soard enjoys trying new restaurants and wineries all around the country. She's worked as a freelance writer for more than 16 years and has been published in both print and online. She also writes books, including suspense, romance and non-fiction.

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John Soderquist

John Soderquist

Professor of Chemistry at the University of Puerto Rico. Scientic advisor and consultant for BASF and Novabay Pharmaceuticals. Conduct research in the invention of new reagents for organic synthesis. Over 130 publications and 24 PhD mentored. Love wine.

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Wayne Stainrook

Wayne Stainrook

Editorial intern at Snooth here to bring you the latest wine news from around the Internet.

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Kate Statton

Former editor at Snooth. Excited to be learning more about all things food, wine and spirits!

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Markus Stolz

Markus Stolz

Greek wine Insider, blogger, linking top Greek wine producers, wine merchants abroad, and wine consumers

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Fred Swan

Fred Swan

I'm an SF Bay Area-based wine writer, educator and certified sommelier. I also judge wines and conduct private wine country tours. My primary focus is the wines of Northern California, but I've walked vineyards around the world and have broad tastes.

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Todd Trzaskos

Todd Trzaskos

Vermont Wine Media: Exploring, Promoting, and Supporting Wine Culture in The Green Mountain State.

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KristinW

Kristin Watts

Lover and student of all wines and wine experiences with a retail background, an Intermediate WSET Certificate from the International Wine Center, and an intense passion for wine. It's go time!

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Kelsey Wilburn

Kelsey Wilburn

I run a wine blog that helps people find cheap, accesible wine that still tastes great. A budget doesn't mean you have to drink acidic/sweet/undeveloped wines, it just means you need a little help looking! http://gradsguidetowine.blogspot.com

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Kateri Wozny

Kateri Wozny

Kateri Wozny is an award-winning journalist with nine years experience in TV, radio, print and online news. Her favorite type of wines are Pinot Noir and Gertzweiner. In her spare time she enjoys writing, volunteering, trying new restaurants and shopping.

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Carly Wray

Carly Wray

Freelance writer & editor for Snooth and The Spirit, among others. Old loves: Bonarda, gin, bottles that remind me of Borges. New loves: Central Coast Syrah, bourbon, bottles that remind me of Steinbeck.

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Tiffany Young

Tiffany Young is a children's book author and a journalist in Austin, Texas, who enjoys coffee, wine, amazing food, writing photography and discovering new places.

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Joelle Z

Joelle Zarcone

Hi! I'm a writer with a penchant for laughter, being active, & celebrating life through delicious food & wine. A self-declared wine enthusiast, I'm on a constant quest to learn more about it-especially where food pairings are concerned!

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