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Lisa Strid

Lisa Strid is an enology student and writer based out of Corvallis, Oregon.  She holds an advanced certification in wines and spirits from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, and a degree in creative writing...
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Kyle McNichols

Kyle McNichols graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in English and Art History. Her studies also include time at Cambridge University, but short of picking up phrases like "cheers" and an affinity...
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Arianna Armstrong

Arianna snacks, sups, sips and swallows - and lives to write about it. Always hungry for food adventures, she stays thirsty for wine and the occasional quality cocktail, as well. When she isn’t buried in her...
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Katie Myers

Katie can’t pinpoint the moment at which she fell in love with wine—she just has, for as long as she can remember. Fortunately she found a way to professionally integrate her passions for wine, food, and...
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Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson graduated from the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers in 2009 and was the recipient of the Kent Clarke Award for top graduating student. He possesses a Level 3 Advanced...
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Julia Burke

Julia Burke lives, writes, and attempts to make her own wine in the Niagara USA wine region, where she has been involved with local wineries since 2008. She covers her other passions, craft beer and South...
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Tom Lynch

Tom Lynch is the Co-Founder with his teenage daughter of Isipho, a non-profit which helps establish sustainable food gardens in poor, rural South Africa, and is the founder of Worthwhile Wine Company, an...
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Adrienne Turner

A chemist by training and a wine enthusiast at heart. Adrienne currently writes about wine for Examiner trying to make wine more approachable and enjoyable for everyone. She spends most of her time...