Deirdre Heekin

Naturalist, Farmer, Winemaker, Writer

The poetry of nature as expressed in words and bottles, both gorgeously. This is where I turn when I want to understand wine on a sublime and spiritual as well as a practical level. I am never disappointed.

Favorite Book
An Unlikely Vineyard


Many thoughtful, artful posts @dmhparis on Instagram

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I'll Drink To That

Podcast with Levi Dalton

"One of wine's greatest treasures" -- Eric Asimov.
I owe more to this indispensable and free (well, donation based) resource than any other to my understanding of wine. Some of these interviews are nothing short of life changing.

Top 5 Episodes
Ian D'Agata on Wines of Italy (Episode 354)
Nicolette Bocca on Dolcetto (Episode 359)
Maria Theresa Mascarello on Barolo (Episode 379)
Whole Cluster (with Erin Scala) (Episode 416)
Peter Liem on Champagne (Episode 433)

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Jon Bonne

Author and Columnist
The sharpest wine writing out there, anywhere.

Top 3 Articles
The Life and Afterlife of Terroir
Now Is the Time to Commit to Grüner Veltliner
Alsace's Tangled Path to the Avant-Garde