Barbara Ensrud

Wine journalist, author, wine educator, speaker on topics of wine, wine tasting, wine history and culture, wine-related travel. Consultant on wine collecting and restaurant wine lists.  Books: American Vineyards, Wine with Food.  Co-editor: J.B. Rhine Letters/ESP and the Foundations of Parapsychology

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Food & Drink
Arts & Culture


Wine,Wine Travel, Wine & Food; Wine and Literature; Parapsychology (science of ESP)

notepad Skills

  • Blog posts
  • Feature writing
  • Radio
  • Books
  • Content marketing
  • Profiles

notepad Writing Credits

Articles have appeared in The Wall St. Journal, GQ, Vogue, Parade, Garden & Gun, Smart Money, Harper’s Bazaar, The Wine Spectator, Decanter, Food & Wine, Gastronomica, House & Garden, Garden & Gun; blog at he taught wine appreciation courses at Duke University, the University of Mississippi in Oxford, L’Academie du Vin and The New School at CCNY in New York; she was a regular guest lecturer Windows on the World. She has conducted panel tastings at the Aspen Wine & Food event, and judged in numerous wine competitions in the U.S. and Europe.

notepad Book Credits

Author: American Vineyards (Stewart Tabori & Chang), Wine with Food (Simon and Schuster), Best Wine Buys for $12 and Under, The Pocket Gude to Wine, The Pocket Guide to Cheese

Co-Editor:  The Letters of J. B. Rhine, 1923-1939/ESP and the Foundations of Parapsychology


Wine with Food

A guide to pairing wine with foods, including seasonal menus, extensive lists and appendices on storing wine and starting a wine cellar


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