Terroirists

BW headshot - November 2013David White is the founder and editor of Terroirist. The author of a nationally syndicated wine column that’s hosted by Grape Collective, David’s wine writing has appeared in dozens of publications, including The World of Fine Wine, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post. He has his advanced certificate from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust and has been called one of America’s nine most important wine bloggers.

The keynote speaker at the 2011 Nederburg Rare South African Wine Auction, David speaks regularly at wine events across the world. He has appeared on a number of TV and radio programs, including Grape Radio.

By day, David is the co-owner and chief operating officer of Keybridge Communications, a DC-based public affairs firm that specializes in writing, media placement, and design. He also serves as president of the American Wine Consumer Coalition, vice chairman of America’s Future Foundation, and vice chairman of Heart’s Delight, a wine auction benefitting the American Heart Association.

Follow him on Twitter @terroiristblog.

CONTRIBUTORS

Isaac Baker

Isaac James Baker, who is currently chipping away at a master’s in fiction writing, has worked as a freelance writer, editor, and reporter. He’s worked the wine bar, the harvest, the crush, and is attempting to make Chardonnay in Virginia. Follow him @IsaacJamesBaker.

Rebecca Canan

Rebecca Canan fell in love with wine on a cliché semester abroad in Italy. She has since traveled to wine regions across the world, including Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Alsace, Portugal, and South Africa. Rebecca holds WSET’s advanced certificate. Follow her @WineBec.

Scott Claffee

Scott Claffee, an attorney, fell in love with wine and his wife while visiting California in 2005. Since getting married, they’ve explored wine across the United States and in Italy, South Africa, Chile, Germany, and France. Scott holds WSET’s advanced certificate. Follow him @Claffee.

Winn Roberton

Winn Roberton, a sommelier at Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak DC, developed an interest in wine while studying at Penn State. Winn learned the craft of service while working for Michael Mina, Tom Colicchio, Mario Batali, and others in Las Vegas. Follow him @Winn8d.