Chastity Valdes Wine Writer

Chastity Valdes, offers excellent articles about wine travel, winemakers and wine tasting. She saves his more casual writing for her blog, in which she’s refreshingly candid about the daily life of a wine professional. “We’ve had a huge rise in the number of samples landing on the doorstop chez Goode…It’s not that there’s anything wrong with samples; rather, the problem is that you end up focusing on a skewed population of wines—those that people are most anxious to flog.”