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Cork Waterbury: Alice Feiring, the Queen of Natural Wine

Cork Waterbury! Writer Alice Feiring is coming to our house on Wednesday, August 23rd at 6pm for a meet & greet/book signing with her latest book 'The Dirty Guide to Wine.'
If you're into natural wine, you'll be into Alice. Here's a bit about her..

Writing professionally since 1988, Alice is the winner of both the James Beard and Louis Roederer Wine Writing Awards. In 2013 she was named Imbibe Magazine’s Wine Person of the Year. Her blog at has been published since 2004. In addition to the various awards, it’s been named by Food & Wine and Forbes as one of the world’s top wine blogs. In 2012, she launched a paid- subscription newsletter, The Feiring Line, The Real Wine Newsletter. This is the only independent newsletter that focuses on wines that are organic, biodynamic, and natural. The cost is $65 per year.

Cited on Wikipedia as a major wine personality and champion of natural wines, Alice Feiring also lectures on wine globalization, terroir, natural, biodynamic, and organic wines worldwide, from sustainable agriculture conferences in Spain to winemaking conferences in the country of Georgia. She has appeared in several wine documentaries such as Wine From Here. The past wine correspondent for Wall Street Journal Magazine and Time, she currently freelances for The New York Times, Town & Country, Wine & Spirits, World of Fine Wine, and Newsweek, among others. Her last book, Naked Wine: Letting Grapes Do What Comes Naturally (DaCapo Press, 2011) chronicled personal adventures in the natural wine world and followed on the heels of her 2008 controversial volume, The Battle for Wine and Love: or How I Saved the World From Parkerization.