I've published three books, dozens of magazine articles, hundreds of restaurant reviews and food articles in newspapers and magazines, and thousands of tasting notes for individual wines. Here are a few of those articles and notes.
From The Wine News
Tom and Elizabeth Smith's revered publication lamentably ceased print publication in 2010, a casualty of the many changes in the magazine industry in the digital age. For more than 20 years, it was a great outlet for exceptional photography, graphics and insightful writing that emphasized the human character of the wine industry. My belief that behind every great bottle there is a great story, and in every great story there is an interesting person was formed during my time at The Wine News, first as a member of the tasting panel and later as Senior Editor. Beginning in 1996, I wrote the annual Champagne cover story published in the December-January issue of the magazine, and three of these articles in The Wine News were recognized by the James Beard Foundation (they are denoted below by an asterisk):