Lauren Mowery is an award-winning writer and photographer. She recently assumed the role of Contributing Travel Editor at Wine Enthusiast. She writes regular wine and travel features for Forbes and USA Today, and has also penned columns for New York City paper, The Village Voice. A graduate of the University of Virginia and Fordham Law School, she recently sat the Master of Wine exam, earned the WSET Diploma, and remains a member of the New York Bar Association. From the vineyards of Europe, to the coffee farms of Central America, the photos and stories of her travels have been published in a number of publications, including Saveur, TimeOut, Eater, The Independent UK, Men’s Journal, Fodor’s.com, and Lonely Planet, among others.