Born in Halifax; lives in Ottawa.
Writes a wine column with more than five million followers.
Author of two books: Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World's Best Bargain Wines and Red, White and Drunk All Over.
Named the world’s best drinks writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia in 2011.
Member of the National Capital Sommelier Guild and the Wine Writer’s Circle in Ottawa.
Won four James Beard Foundation Journalism Award and multiple other awards.
Her articles have been published in over 60 newspapers and magazines.
Offers a free e-mail newsletter to help people choose wines in restaurants.
STYLE magazine, December 2011