Deborah Parker Wong

Adjunct Wine Studies Instructor

Deborah Parker Wong, DWSET is Global Wine Editor for SOMM Journal, The Tasting and Clever Root magazines where she reports on the wine and spirits industries with an emphasis on trends. In addition, she contributes features on business and production technology to Spirited magazine. Deborah co-authored “1000 Great Everyday Wines” published by Dorling Kindersley in 2011.


Deborah holds a Diploma from the London-based Wine & Spirit Education Trust, she teaches WSET certification courses and as an adjunct professor in the wine studies program at Santa Rosa Junior College.  In addition to writing and speaking about wine, Deborah provides high-level consulting services to the trade, judges wine competitions and scores wine for Planet Grape Wine Review. Her motto is: To learn, read. To know, write. To master, teach.