The first Somm Wars showdown will take place in New York on October 13 and will be lead by a panel of wine experts. Learn more about the panel before the big event.
Tasting Director, Wine Enthusiast
Lauren is Senior Editor and Tasting Director at Wine Enthusiast. Lauren has been with the publication for 10 years and oversees all aspects of the tasting and review program.
Freelance Wine Writer, former Food & Wine Editor
Carson was most recently Assistant Wine Editor of Food & Wine magazine and is now freelancing. She’s also previously worked as a sommelier at The Modern.
Alyssa pens Grapefriend, providing readers a fun, informal look at wine through lively writing that speaks to the everyday wine drinker. She is certified in both Viticulture & Vinification and Blind Tasting from the American Sommelier Association.