Alexa Poteet

Alexa Poteet is a writer from Washington, DC, who has enjoyed staff positions at the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and the National Interest. She left full-time journalistic work in 2015 and set out on her own as a freelancer to further explore an interest in viticulture and wine. She is the face behind the popular wine Instagram account, @ayearinwine, and currently holds a WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits with honors.

In her downtime, Alexa seeks out underappreciated wine AVAs on the East Coast. She has a particular interest in low-intervention organic and natural wines and looks forward to sharing that passion with you.