Natalie MacLean is also the author of Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World’s Best Bargain Wines and Wine Witch on Fire: Rising from the Ashes of Divorce, Defamation, and Drinking Too Much – A Memoir.
Natalie was named the World’s Best Drinks Journalist at the World Food Media Awards and has won four James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards. She is the only person to have won both the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award from the James Beard Foundation and the M. F. K. Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing from Les Dames d’Escoffier International.
Her work has appeared in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Wine EnthusiastThe Globe and MailSan Francisco ChronicleChicago TribuneMinneapolis Star TribuneSt. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, and National Post. She’s the regular wine expert on several television shows.
Natalie is the host of Unreserved Wine Talk, selected as one of the best drinks podcasts by The New York Times. She interviews the most colorful people in the wine world and chronicles her journey in publishing this book and the next one. She offers online food and wine pairing classes where she connects personally with those around the planet who share her passion for wine at

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  • A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass

    Released: November 2022

    Genre: Nonfiction

    Award-winning writer Natalie MacLean sweeps readers behind the scenes of the international wine world, visiting its most evocative places and meeting its most charismatic personalities. Red, White, and Drunk All Over showcases the engaging wit, investigative curiosity, and sharp eye for obsessive passion that has made her free e-newsletter Nat Decants one of the most popular in North America.

    This wine-soaked blend of Kitchen Confidential and Sideways is a fascinating tour from the grape to the glass that will drive readers to drink. And think. And laugh.