Deborah Parker Wong, AIWS is Northern California editor for The Tasting Panel magazine where she reports on the global wine and spirits industries with an emphasis on domestic trends. In addition, she contributes features on business and production technology to Vineyard & Winery Management magazine. Deborah co-authored 1000 Great Everyday Wines published by Dorling Kindersley in 2011.
As a professional wine judge, Deborah juries a dozen regional, national and international wine competitions each year. She holds the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Diploma and is a certified WSET educator who conducts educational tastings for SOPEXA and presents consumer tastings for trade organizations including the producers of Ribera Del Duero. Deborah is a member of the London-based Circle of Wine Writers and the Wine Media Guild of New York.