Eleanor Shannon

Creator and writer of about "natural" wine and culture/travel in Italy

Eleanor is a Certified Wine Sommelier (Associazione Italiana Sommelier) traveling and living in Italy. She is a graduate of Dartmouth (BA) and Harvard (MBA), who speaks Italian and French fluently. She taught at the University of Virginia, the Dartmouth ALPS program and the Collegio di Milano in Milan before turning full time to writing an independent blog about Italian wine made from organic/biodynamic grapes with low intervention in the cellar.