Andrew Chalk writes about wine, spirits, beer, food, restaurants, wineries and destinations all over the world. His articles have appeared in Wine Business, Wines & Vines, Go-Wine, The Daily Meal, John Mariani’s Virtual Gourmet, Somm Journal, Wine-Searcher.com. He recently started his own blog, TheChalkReport. He is the author of the book Top Texas Wineries. He holds the WSET Level 3 certification in wines and spirits, the Certified Specialist of Wine certification from the Society of Wine Educators and the Italian Wine Professional certification. He was a 2016 recipient of an Open Fellowship to the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers. He has judged at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Wine Competition and the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo International Wine Competition.