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Deborah Parker Wong

Global Wine Editor, SOMM Journal & The Tasting Panel magazines
National Co-editor, Slow Wine Guide USA
Approved Program Provider, Wine & Spirit Education Trust Associate Instructor, Santa Rosa Junior College, Cabrillo College

As global wine editor for sister publications the SOMM Journal and The Tasting Panel magazines, Deborah Parker Wong, DipWSET has been writing about the beverage alcohol industry for these and other outlets since 2004. In 2020 she was appointed National Editor, USA for the Slow Wine Guide. She teaches as an associate instructor in the Wine Studies departments at Santa Rosa Junior College and Cabrillo College and owns a Wine & Spirit Education Trust school offering Level 2 and Level 3 certifications. In addition to writing and speaking about wine, she is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Viticulture and Enology at California State University, Fresno with an emphasis in sensory science. Her motto is: To learn, read. To know, write. To master, teach. A partial archive of her published work can be found at

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