Napa Valley-based winemaker, author and educator Jeff Morgan has written on wine and food for such publications as The New York Times, Elle, Food & Wine, Drinks, Wine Enthusiast, and Wine Spectator. The author has written four books: Dean & DeLuca, The Food and Wine Cookbook; Rosé, A Guide to The World’s Most Versatile Wine; and The Working Parents Cookbook, the latter co-authored with his wife, Jodie. The PlumpJack Cookbook: Recipes for Living Well—was published in the fall of 2006, and his fifth book, The Restaurant at Domaine Chandon, was published in 2010.
As a winemaker, Jeff makes Covenant and RED C Cabernet Sauvignon in partnership with Napa vintner Leslie Rudd. He’s also releasing a new Covenant Chardonnay in February 2010. Jeff is a consulting winemaker for Peter Paul Wines under the aegis of M Squared Wine Consultants, a business he runs with winemaker Daniel Moore. Jeff also finds time to teach at the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.