Deborah Parker Wong, DWSET  is an opinion-leading communicator, journalist and author who specializes in the wine and spirits industries. As Global Wine Editor for m-dash Publishing’s The Tasting Panel, SOMM Journal and Clever Root  magazines, she writes monthly industry columns and reports on the global wine and spirits industries with an emphasis on technology and trends. She is the co author of “1000 Great Everyday Wines” and contributes thought-provoking content to industry trade publications including Vineyard and Winery Management Magazine, Spirited and Drinks Business which you will find posted to her archive site www.deborahparkerwong.com.  

In addition to her work as a journalist, Deborah is the Director of Education for Discover Wine  Spirits Academy and an adjunct professor in the wine studies program at Santa Rosa Junior College.  Deborah presents tastings and educational seminars to trade and consumer audiences and judges several wine competitions each year. She holds the Wine and Spirits Education Trust Diploma and is a member of the London-based Circle of Wine Writers and the California Teachers’ Association. Prior to her career as a journalist, Deborah co-directed The Medialink Group, a public relations and strategic marketing agency serving high-technology and luxury consumer goods clients.

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  1. Thanks for elaborating on what we’re going to breakdown on our panel, Jameson, http://jamesonfink.com/on-wine-turning-your-passion-into-a-profession/ I’ve been compiling a list of experiences and observations that have helped shape my career and I’m looking forward to sharing them. We’re on countdown for #WBC16! http://winebloggersconference.org/

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