Sara Schneider, Sunset wine editor
Sara Schneider is Sunset’s wine editor, reponsible for a monthly wine column, wine-related travel and food coverage, Sunset’s International Wine Competition, and its Wine Club. A graduate of the California Culinary Academy, Sara edited Berkeley-based Bay Food magazine before joining Sunset, where she was the food editor before being named the magazine’s first wine editor. Sara has been nominated twice for James Beard Journalism Awards and holds the Academy of Wine Communication’s Certificate for Excellence in Wine Writing.

Recent Posts By Sara Schneider, Sunset wine editor

Where to go this weekend: Lake County, CA

A flight of tasting rooms makes this unsung lake region the next great Northern California wine destination.

3 great food pairings for Sunset’s Firstleaf wines!

I love that it’s my job to help get tasty wine into people’s lives, and one of the cool new ways we have to do that at Sunset is our wine club, Firstleaf.

Wine blending as art—not fad

Have you noticed what section of bottles in wine shops and supermarket wine aisles is growing faster than any other? It’s “Miscellaneous Red Blends.” Mostly these days, that means a random and puzzling mix of red grapes—some popular (Zinfandel, Cabernet) and some not so much, which means there’s an overabundance of the wine, and it needs a way to be […]

Now trending: craft beer and yoga

What you want after a relaxing yoga class is … a relaxing drink, right? Keep the effect going. That makes the newest trend at craft breweries brilliant—bring the yoga to the beer!