Writing

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Growing up, it was Christina’s dream to become a writer. While her friends were attending soccer camp, she went to writing camp year after year. She scribbled stories furiously on her electric typewriter. She won local awards for her words. Her English teacher mother had high hopes for her writing career. And then she caught the acting bug, and scribbling went by the wayside.

Unexpectedly, it was wine that got her back into writing. Which has made her mother very happy indeed.

For over two years Christina wrote the wine section for Scoop, Western Australia’s leading lifestyle magazine. She has also contributed to publications including DecanterHarpers Wine & SpiritThe Drinks BusinessImbibe in the UK, Gourmet Traveller Wine and James Halliday’s Wine Companion in Australia, and Wine Enthusiast and Afar in the U.S.

 

Here are some examples of her work:

Lunar Tunes

The Istria Boys

AC…A-OK: The Rhone’s Newest Appellation 

Fingers on the Pulse

Rootstock: Australia’s first natural wine fair

 

Germany’s Bright Young Things

A New York State of Wine

An Interview with Mercedes López de Heredia

Breaking the Language Barrier

The Oak Debate: Rioja’s great divide

Standing Up for Natural Wines

 

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Lebanon (and on Decanter.com)

Yellow Tail’s Casella in Emergency Talks with Lenders

First Assyrtiko Planted in Australia

Natural Wine Champion Christian Chaussard Dies in Accident

Antonio Banderas Launches Ribera Wine

 

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Winter 2014 issue with feature (pages 234-248)

Autumn 2014 issue (pages 244-253) 

Summer 2013/14 issue (pages 220-229)

Spring 2013 issue (pages 210-219)

 

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Wild West

 The Pope’s Vineyard

 

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The Wine Bandits

 

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The Piedmont Series: Part 1: Barolo

The Piedmont Series: Part 2: Monferrato

The Piedmont Series: Part 3: Alto Piemonte