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

Cruise News

After 117 years (which is how old Sunset is), you’d think we’d have done it all. But you’d be wrong! We’re launching (literally) something new this summer: our first-ever Sunset Wine Cruise—in the Mediterranean!

What Bottle to Bring to Thanksgiving Potluck?

It’s no shocker that for my family’s Thanksgiving dinners, I’m expected to bring the wine. But my siblings don’t make it easy! One year, the turkey might be roasted with rosemary; the next, rubbed with ground chiles and smoked.

7 Facts You Need to Know About Rosé

Sure, the wine cognoscenti are swooning en masse over rosé these days, but arm yourself with a few facts, and you’ll be drinking better than most of them.

Los Alamos, CA: Editor’s wine picks

A recent travel article on Los Alamos, CA—a wine-country town fifty miles north of Santa Barbara—left us wishing we could sample some of the region’s great wines from afar. Our wine editor, Sara Schneider, held a taste test at the office, and we selected our favorites—four bottles you can buy across the West. If you can’t get to Los Alamos, sipping these is the next best thing. Here are four bottles we love from that region: