Mary Orlin is a James Beard and Emmy Award-winning multimedia wine journalist and educator. She is a Certified Sommelier and WSET Advanced Certified with Merit. Mary co-hosts the wine podcast Sip, Sip, Hooray! with Mary Babbitt, a show where wine is always fun.
You’ll find Mary taking parts are a contributor on wine tasting zooms and more. She also writes for many publications, including Edible Silicon Valley and teaches consumer wine classes at wineries and wine events. Most recently Mary was the wine editor at The Mercury News.
Prior to that, as Executive Producer, Mary created the NBC show “In Wine Country,” TV’s longest running wine show, for more than 15 years, now in syndication. She also contributed to Huffington Post, Tasting Panel, Grape Collective, Palate Press, Napa Sonoma and Edible Silicon Valley.
Mary has been a wine judge at the Concours Mondial du Sauvignon in France, Central Coast Wine Competition, Santa Cruz Mountains Professional Tasting, Mendocino Wine Competition, Mendocino Wine & Crab Days, California State Fair, Livermore Valley’s Taste Our Terroir, and Southern Oregon Wine Experience wine competitions.