Zachary Sussman is a Brooklyn-based wine writer and consultant. He is the New York City wine columnist for PUNCH, and his writing appears in The Wall Street Journal Magazine, Wine & Spirits, Bon Appétit, and Wine-Searcher.com, among many other publications. While not typing or sipping, he works in the Creative Writing Program at New York University, where he received his MFA.
Articles by Zachary Sussman
En Rama: Sherry and The Raw Revolution 11.24.2014
For a category that once verged upon utter neglect, sherry’s fortunes have certainly changed —...
Zachary Sussman asks, what happens when a young generation of vignerons takes advantage of...
It’s All Greek to Me 01.07.2014
Zachary Sussman on Xinomavro - all the hallmarks of a fancy Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy or...
The Value Hunter: Sparkling Italian Wines 12.26.2013
Zachary Sussman looks to Italy for unusual sparkling alternatives.
The Sylvaner lining 12.09.2013
Zachary Sussman on the underdog grape and its champion, Albert Seltz.
The Value Hunter: Sancerre’s Siblings 11.22.2013
Zachary Sussman explores affordable alternatives to white-hot Sancerre.
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"One of the things that I think is also great about working with the hybrids, is that we...
"We joke an awful lot about being on the fringe of real, quality wine production. When...