BSEBecky Sue Epstein is an award-winning author, journalist and consultant in the fields of wine, spirits, food and travel. Based on Cape Cod, she is currently editor and/or contributor at several national publications including and Sports Illustrated’s Morning Read.

Epstein began her career as a restaurant reviewer for the Los Angeles Times while working in film and television. For the past 20 years Epstein has been providing food, wine and spirits coverage for local, regional and national publications on both the East and West Coasts, from Art & Antiques and Luxury Golf & Travel to Food & Wine and Wine Spectator.  She grew up traveling, and has lived in several countries as well as on the East and West Coasts of the US.

She is also an award-winning author. Her books include Champagne: A Global History, Brandy: A Global History, The American Lighthouse Cookbook and Substituting Ingredients. Her latest book is Strong, Sweet and Dry, a Guide to Vermouth, Port, Sherry, Madeira and Marsala.