Named the World's Best Drink Writer at the World Food Media Awards. WWS Speaker 2011
Natalie MacLean, named the World’s Best Drink Writer at the World Food Media Awards, publishes a free newsletter that reaches more than 123,000 wine lovers at www.nataliemaclean.com. She has won both the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award from the James Beard Foundation and the M.F.K. Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing from Les Dames d’Escoffier International. In her bestselling book, Red, White and Drunk All Over, Natalie chronicles three years of sipping, spitting and slogging her way through the international wine world to visit some its most evocative places and to meet some of its most charismatic, obsessive and innovative characters.
Natalie’s columns have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Bon Appetit, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, BusinessWeek, Conde Nast Traveler, Time Out New York, enRoute (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Sydney Morning Herald, Wine Enthusiast, Ritz-Carlton Magazine, and Coastal Living. She has created free mobile wine apps for iPhone, BlackBerry and Droid.