About Wine & Travel

Darla Hoffmann is a wine and travel journalist, Certified Sommelier, Certified Specialist of Wine, and owner of About Wine, a wine education and marketing company.

She is a freelance writer and, has her own blog on wine and travel throughout the world. She was the lead writer for AZ UNCORKED, The Arizona Wine Guide (www.arizonawineguide.com) and, wine columnist for the Somm Insider section of the AZ Food & Wine Magazine http://www.azfoodandwine.com. She is currently a contributing writer for The food, wine, and travel magazine  (fwtmagazine.com) which is the Official Magazine of IFWTWA, The Official Blog of the Society of Wine Educator’s Wine Wit & Wisdom, queencreeksuntimes.com and citysuntime.com. She is also a current member of the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA),  GuildSomm, The Society of Wine Educators, and The Wine Century Club.

Hoffmann conducts wine classes and tastings at various venues all over the country.  A suggested list of classes is under the ‘Classes & FAQs’ tab on the home page. She’s worked in service, distribution, and sales in the beverage industry as well as in tasting rooms and vineyards.

About Wine & Travel does sales & marketing in the wine industry including tasting videos, articles & blogs, events, and staff education while representing the establishment to promote sales, account development, and client relationships.  If you are in need of a freelance writer, interested in being featured for a story, or sending wine samples to be reviewed in a video or blog please call 480-540-7555 or email Aboutwine@mail.com for instructions on where to send your samples.