About the Sip Tripper

Charlene Peters is a travel writer living in the Napa Valley. As an award-winning features editor, she writes a syndicated column, Taste of Travel, focusing on destinations around the world and recipes/wines indigenous to the area.

Her blog, Sip Tripper, is where she pours her shared stories on wine reviews, winemaker profiles and wine destination articles from around the world.

Her website: www.Spavalous.com, is where you can read all about her adventures at spa destinations around the world, as well as hotel profiles.

Nearest and dearest to her heart is the world of wine. Charlene’s experience in the world of wine began 13 years ago when she was asked to be a panelist for Tastoria.com, a podcast virtual wine and food pairing/tasting event. She wrote about this experience, as well as the debut Vintners Hall of Fame event held annually at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, for Wine Enthusiast Magazine. In 2007, Charlene was asked to participate as an international wine-tasting judge for Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, held in Maastricht in The Netherlands, where she tasted 50 wines a day and enjoyed a crash course in learning about wines from around the world. In 2008, 2009 and 2010, she participated in the selection of inductees to the Culinary Institute Vintners Hall of Fame Electoral College and has contributed to various magazines, including Wine Country This Week, Edible Marin/Wine Country, TravelWorld International Magazine, Winerist Blog (U.K.), Northshore Magazine, New England Fine Living Magazine, North Shore Life Magazine and Taste of the Seacoast Magazine.

Charlene is a member of Wine Women and Association of Food Journalists.

Follow the Sip Tripper on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/siptripper, Twitter and Instagram: @spavalous


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