Joyce Lin

Joyce Lin

Joyce Lin

Joyce Lin, born and raised in Taiwan, is a certified sommelier based in New York City. Her passion for wine has led her to pursue her career in the wine business by receiving her certification with the Court of Master Sommelier in 2015. Since then, Joyce has been working as a wine professional, writing about wine, hosting wine tasting events and consulting for food and wine pairing. Naturally, Joyce is also the ultimate gourmet. She enjoys cooking, eating out and traveling. There is nothing better than enjoying a glass of good wine with family and friends, as Joyce would say.

  1. Glenelly, a South African Terroir with French Soul

    Glenelly, a South African Terroir with French Soul

    "I believe wine in a bottle is capturing the geography and geology of a specific area at a period of time. We try our best to capture the expression of the terroir as much as possible." Luke O’Cuinneagain
  2. Celler Vall Llach: Started As A Social Project, Now Producing Award Winning Priorat Wine

    Celler Vall Llach: Started As A Social Project, Now Producing Award Winning Priorat Wine

    "After Mr. Llach started to live in Porrera, he decided to do something for the town and that’s how Vall Llach, the social project, was born. He and my father started this project only to help the people in town." Winemaker Albert Costa
  3. French Born International Sommelier Association (ASI) brings the Best USA Sommelier Competition to the U.S. and Beyond

    French Born International Sommelier Association (ASI) brings the Best USA Sommelier Competition to the U.S. and Beyond

    Andrés Rosberg and Doug Frost on the International Sommelier Association and national and regional sommelier competitions, including the prestigious Best Sommelier of the World contest.
  4. Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles: Making the Adopted Grape Cinsault Shine in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

    Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles: Making the Adopted Grape Cinsault Shine in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

    "In my opinion, Cinsault is an adopted grape in Lebanon. Since the French don’t like it anymore, we adopted it. We take good care of it. I would say, Cinsault now is more Lebanese than French." Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles
  5. Garbinada Wind and Llicorella Soil Make Mas d’en Gil Stand out from The Crowd in Priorat

    Garbinada Wind and Llicorella Soil Make Mas d’en Gil Stand out from The Crowd in Priorat

    "When people think of Mas d’en Gil, they look at us as a reference, a specific style that people are looking for, and we would like to keep the flame. But in the meantime, we are not afraid to make changes." -Antón Lorenzo
  6. Francesco Bordini: Rising Star Making Terroir-Driven Sangiovese in Modigliana

    Francesco Bordini: Rising Star Making Terroir-Driven Sangiovese in Modigliana

    An interview with rising star winemaker Francesco Bordini of Villa Papiano in Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
  7. Crozes-Hermitage, A Truly Budget-Friendly and Delicious Wine from the Northern Rhône

    Crozes-Hermitage, A Truly Budget-Friendly and Delicious Wine from the Northern Rhône

    Crozes-Hermitage, the largest wine appellation in the Northern Rhône, and the wines of Domaine Les Bruyeres.
  8. Unexpected Pleasures: Ruchè from Piedmont, Italy

    Unexpected Pleasures: Ruchè from Piedmont, Italy

    Ruchè, is that….. a grape or a wine region? A red or white wine? How is it pronounced? Feeling confused and intimidated? I’m with you but no worries. Today we will talk about Ruchè and we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about this unique varietal.
  9. Cheverny, A Hidden Gem You Should Know About

    Cheverny, A Hidden Gem You Should Know About

    Cheverny, a wine sub-region located in Touraine, Loire Valley, mainly produces dry whites, light reds and rose. It received AOC status in 1993 and has 24 communes in the Loir-et-Cher department spread over 532 hectares.
  10. Saint-Joseph Producer Aurelien Chatagnier

    Saint-Joseph Producer Aurelien Chatagnier

    Domaine Aurelien Chatagnier and a wonderful yet classic example of elegant Syrah from the Northern Rhône.
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