Michelle Baker is a freelance wine and food writer who lives in Sonoma County, California. She is a contributor to Wine Country This Week, Spotlight's Wine Country Guide, www.intowine.com, and Jane and Jane magazine. She also maintains her own blog about Wine Country, winerybuzz.com.
Michelle was born and raised in Trumbull, Connecticut. She first fell in love with wine at a dinner party in the early 90s. She has worked both in wine retail and at numerous wineries in Wine Country, and knows more than the average bear about wine, winemaking and viticulture.
Michelle has a BA from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and a Master's in Public Policy from the University of Colorado at Denver. In her free time she enjoys driving around the backroads of Sonoma County top-down in a Miata with her 4-year old Dalmatian/Pit Bull, Duncan.