Marissa A. Ross is the author of the new book “Wine. all the time. a casual guide to confident drinking” The self-proclaimed leisure enthusiast is a writer, award-winning blogger, and humorist. Marissa is the wine editor of Bon Appetit magazine. We get into all things wine and her new book. “Wine. all the time.” is written in Marissa’s signature comedic voice with personal anecdotes woven among it’s lessons. The book will teach you to sip more confidently and make you laugh as you are doing it.

What are you drinking right now?

Sumoll from the Penedes region in Spain. Partida Creus and Finca Parera Kronos.

Favorite wine and food pairing?

Gamay from Beaujolais in France and burritos.

Favorite wine restaurant or bar?

Bar Bandini, LA

Elf Cafe, LA 

Botanica, LA 

Bar Brutal, Barcelona

Favorite all time wine?

Foillard Cote du Py Morgon, Beaujolais, France

Best wine under $15? 

Red: Anything from La Boutanche from Selection Massale, red, white, sparkling, and rose. Vino Verde from Spain.

Favorite wine right now?

Abruzzo, Italy, Vini Rabasco

Weekly Wine Sip: 

We tested a Cruse Wine. Co. Sparkling Pet Nat Valdiguie from Rancho Chimiles, Calif. We loved it.

Sam Benrubi