Christopher Watkins

Christopher Watkins

Christopher Watkins

Christopher Watkins has been writing professionally for over two decades. He is a recognized veteran blogging and social media voice courtesy of his award-winning work in the wine industry, a published author of poetry with a debut volume released and additional poems appearing in multiple literary journals, and a Gold Record recipient for his lyrics and music. His writing has afforded him and his wife (a visual artist) the opportunity to travel widely, and they have lived and worked in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Denver, as well as a tiny fishing village in the rural west of Ireland. They currently live in Santa Cruz, California with their daughter

  1. An Exploration Through Wine and Literature

    An Exploration Through Wine and Literature

    Just as wine has given so much to our literature, so too has our literature given back to wine.
  2. Two Trains Running: Words On Wine & Jazz

    Two Trains Running: Words On Wine & Jazz

    I have devoted years upon years upon years of my life trying to understand, explain, conjure, and contextualize wine, and contrary to how it may seem, I did not impose jazz as my metaphor for love of the music. I write of them together because as process, they are so much the same.
  3. In Depthness: Everywhere There Was Wine

    In Depthness: Everywhere There Was Wine

    Everywhere there was wine; in paper cups at the openings, in baskets at the readings. Cerebral Be-Bop Bordeaux, funky Horace Silver blends — always red, save for Lancers in its mystic crock bottle. This was the beginning, though I didn't know it then, of my life in wine.
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