Michael Cervin is a wine, water, and travel writer, and author of six books including California Wine Country and Our World of Water: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of Earth’s Most Critical Resource.
He contributes to Forbes, The Hollywood Reporter, Decanter (London), Fine Wine & Liquor (China), Wine Enthusiast, Wine & Spirits, The Tasting Panel, and IntoWine.com, among others.
He has served as a professional wine judge at competitions including Critics Challenge, Best of Vinho Verde Awards (Portugal), Taste of Rum Festival (Puerto Rico), the California State Fair Wine Competition, The San Francisco, and San Diego International Wine Competitions.
As a water authority, he has been the senior editor for BottledWaterWeb for over a decade and has served as a water tasting judge in the US and Europe, and conducted water tastings in China, Prague and America. He writes four blogs including a water blog (ThisWorldofWater) and a wine and spirits blog (Boozehoundz).