Elizabeth is a former community college professor turned award-winning writer and journalist by way of a detour through the Napa Valley and Sonoma County wine industries. She is a contributing wine, food, travel, and lifestyle writer to FWT Magazine, the Napa Valley Register, Solano Spotlight, and WineBulletin.net. Elizabeth is also a copywriter for Grovedale Winery, Matt Parish Wines, MonthlyClubs.com, and Scott Peterson Wines. She won the 2017 Born Digital Wine Award for “Best Tourism Content with a Focus on Wine” for her feature entitled, “Lodi: Beyond the Zinfandel." Elizabeth holds a doctoral degree in community college education and Wine & Spirit Education Trust’s advanced certification. She is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier International Sacramento Chapter and the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association.