Mary Orlin is the WineFashionista, writing about wine, food and perfume. She is the James Beard Award and Emmy Award-winning Executive Producer of Orlin Media, where she is a multimedia wine TV and video producer and writer, telling stories behind the label. Mary is currently a producer on the new CBS TV Show Kristy Downing Rocks Local Food. She is a featured wine and perfume blogger on The Huffington Post and contributes to Edible Silicon Valley, where her regular column “Behind the Bottle” appears starting Spring 2014. Mary also writes for Napa Sonoma Magazine Palate Press, and Berkeleyside Nosh. Mary has also contributed to Uncorked and GEV (Gastronomique en Vogue). Most recently she was Executive Producer of NBC’s In Wine Country, wine country’s premier lifestyle show that airs nationally on the NBC Network. Production on the show ceased but the show continues to air in syndication on NBC, the longest running wine show on television.
The health benefits of a glass of wine, in moderation always, are well documented. Yet a growing trend in wine country is wellness. Instead of sipping and spitting, visitors to wineries and wine country spas and resorts are now detoxing, with a little retox involved, natch.