Food & Wine Portfolio
I am a freelance food and wine content marketing writer for both B2B and B2C markets. I specialize in California wines, sparkling wines, food, food technology, restaurants, and event management. I write frequently about independent restaurants. I am a Certified California Wine Appellation Specialist and have spoken multiple times at the annual International Wine Tourism Conference.
Clients have included Lifestyle Publications, Pace Communications, Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance, Travelocity, LIDL US, Western Lifestyle Retailers, Arizona Food Marketing Alliance, Grapevine (TX) Convention & Visitors Bureau, Experience Scottsdale, Richman Media Group, Morris Communications, Cvent, Montage Hotels, and more.
I can help you with B2B and B2C food and wine content marketing writing including executive profiles, restaurateur profiles, chef profiles, sommelier profiles, articles, blog articles, reports, website content, ebooks, whitepapers, case studies, presentations, fact sheets, brochures, marketing materials, and more.
See below for my B2B and B2C food and wine content marketing writing portfolio. Please contact me to inquire about your project.
Paradise Valley Lifestyle: Food on the Go
Article about the food you find on cruises and trains for the October 2023 issue of Paradise Valley Lifestyle.
WHERETraveler Arizona GuestBook Valley of the Sun: Cooking Up Perfection
Profile of four female chefs who are making their marks on the Valley’s culinary scene. Article in WHERETraveler Arizona GuestBook, Valley of the Sun, January 2023.
North Peoria Lifestyle: Cooking with Chef Evon
Interview with Chef Evon Profitt, Culinary Director for Westside Concepts for North Peoria Lifestyle, October 2022.
North Peoria Lifestyle: Perfect Wine Pairings
5 great wine pairings for any meal. Article for North Peoria Lifestyle, October 2022.
Best Phoenix-Area Restaurants for Arizona Restaurant Week
A roundup of the best restaurants to explore in Phoenix during Arizona Restaurant Week on WanderWithWonder.com. Published May 2022.
Lifestyle Publications: Brunch for Her
Wrote about creating the perfect brunch for the special women in your life, including two local restaurants that serve brunch and easy recipes for making brunch at home for the May 2022 issue of North Peoria Lifestyle magazine.
Lifestyle Publications: Eat In...Take Out...Get Out
Fun options for eating in with recipes, taking take-out upscale, and getting out to celebrate, with ideas on local restaurants. Wrote this for the May 2022 issue of Ahwatukee City Lifestyle magazine.
Lifestyle Publications: Cocktail Recipes
Wrote about six cocktail recipe books for the May 2022 issue of North Peoria Lifestyle magazine.
Lifestyle Publications: Flavors of Mexico: Fresh Seafood Ceviche
Featured Mochilero Kitchen and its ceviche restaurant for the April 2022 issue of North Peoria Lifestyle magazine.
Lifestyle Publications: Italian Family Food
Featured The Sicilian Butcher, interviewed Chef Joey Maggiore, and featured a recipe for the October 2021 issue of North Peoria Lifestyle magazine.
Lifestyle Publications: Taste of Fall: Picazzo's Moroccan Chicken
Featured Picazzo’s Restaurant, with a signature dish, for the October 2021 issue of North Peoria Lifestyle magazine.
Lifestyle Publications: Great Local Eats
Featured three Phoenix West Valley restaurants for the October 2021 issue of North Peoria Lifestyle magazine.
Lifestyle Publications: Creating the Best Charcuterie Boards
Interviewed and profiled Arizona hostess Maria Kohayan for the October 2021 issue of North Peoria Lifestyle magazine.
Lifestyle Publications: Adam & Allie Vath of What Ales Ya
Interviewed and profiled Adam & Allie Vath, owners of Glendale, AZ-based What Ales Ya, for the August 2021 issue of North Peoria Lifestyle magazine.
Lifestyle Publications: Pita Jungle Arrowhead
Featured Pita Jungle Arrowhead and a favorite recipe for “Culinary Creations” in the August 2021 issue of North Peoria Lifestyle magazine.
The Lidler 2019
Editor and content creator for The Lidler, an internal employee magazine for Lidl US. You can click below to view a short sample of this proprietary project.
Garden to Table Dining
Wrote a B2C article about the Weft & Warp Restaurant in Scottsdale, AZ for the April 2020 issue of Paradise Valley Lifestyle magazine.
WHERE Phoenix+Scottsdale: Tasty, Healthy Food
Wrote a B2C article about healthy food options around Phoenix for WHERE Phoenix+Scottsdale magazine, distributed in hotels, airports, and tourist locations.
WHERE Epicure: Boozy Brunches
Wrote a B2C article about Boozy Brunches around the Phoenix area for the annual special WHERE Epicure for WHERE Phoenix+Scottsdale.
WHERE Phoenix+Scottsdale: Food Tours in Phoenix
Wrote a B2C article about food tours around Phoenix for WHERE Phoenix+Scottsdale magazine, distributed in hotels, airports, and tourist locations.
Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance: My Favorite Sips of Walla Walla Washington Wines
Wrote a blog article for Wander With Wonder for Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance to promote the area wineries.
WHERE Arizona 2018: Grape Expectations
Wrote an article about the Arizona wine industry for WHERE Arizona 2018, a hardcover book distributed throughout Arizona hotels.
Experience Scottsdale: Cilantro
Wrote an article about cilantro for the 2017 annual visitor guide for Experience Scottsdale (AZ).
Experience Scottsdale: Sip the Flavors of the World
Wrote an article about spirits from around the world that guests can sample in Scottsdale for the 2018 annual visitor guide for Experience Scottsdale (AZ).
Montage Magazine: Perfecting Poke
Wrote a B2C article about poke options at Montage hotel restaurants. Appeared in print for hotel guests and online.
WHERE Arizona 2017: Breaking Out of the Shell
Wrote an article about out-of-the-ordinary tacos in Arizona for WHERE Arizona 2017, a hardcover book distributed throughout Arizona hotels.
AAA Home & Away: Virginia's Hard Apple Cider
Wrote an article about the apple cider industry in Virginia for AAA Home & Away.
Modern Luxury Scottsdale: Bespoke Wine
Wrote an article about a custom wine for CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain for Modern Luxury Scottsdale.
Luxe Beat Magazine: Interview with Georg Riedel and Angelo Gaja
I interviewed Georg Riedel and Angelo Gaja together and wrote an article for Luxe Beat magazine about these two visionaries in the food and wine world.
Richman Media Group: Festive Fusion
Wrote an article about a holiday cocktail from a local Scottsdale bar for Richman Media Group magazines.
Richman Media Group: Exploring Arizona Wines
Wrote an article about Arizona wines for Richman Media Group magazines.
Interview and Profile of Restaurateur Sam Fox for Richman Media Group
Interviewed Arizona-based restaurateur Sam Fox of Fox Restaurant Concepts for Richman Media Group.
Lula Cellars Profile for Luxe Beat Magazine
Profile on Lula Cellars for the consumer luxury publication Luxe Beat Magazine.