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: Malibu’s wine scene

There’s never been a shortage of reasons to scoot up Pacific Coast Highway from L.A. to Malibu on a warm weekend—surfer-coated swells off iconic beaches, a mystic spirit in chaparral-covered hills. But a product of those hills has become the newest reason to come: wine.

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.