Devin Parr is Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder of The Vintner Project. She is also the Founder and Managing Partner of Devin Parr & Associates, a PR, marketing, and content agency in the beverage, travel and tourism space. Devin holds her Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Diploma as well a certification in wine expertise from the Apicius International School of Hospitality in Florence, Italy, and a B.A. in political science and economics from UC San Diego. In 2017, she was named one of Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 Tastemakers.
She regularly contributes to wine and lifestyle publications, including VinePair, Carpe Travel, WineCountry.com, NapaValley.com, Sonoma.com, The Plum, The Gourmet Insider, and others, as well as her own blog on DevinParr.com, where she covers the business of wine. She is also the creator of the platform Tasty Juice, Please, dedicated to the discovery and promotion of offbeat wine grapes. When she’s not traveling the world in search of memorable wines, she moonlights as an aspiring ninja, pursuing her black belt in Shorin Ryu karate.
Devin is based in Temecula, California, where she lives with her husband, two little boys, and two bossy Shih Tzus named Richard and Stanley. Follow her wine, parenting, and martial arts adventures at @thesocalwinegal.