Dave McIntyre has been The Washington Post’s weekly wine columnist since October 2008. His writings have also appeared in Wine Enthusiast, the San Francisco Chronicle, Sommelier Journal, Wines & Vines, Washingtonian and several other publications. Meininger’s Wine Business International magazine listed him as one of the most influential wine writers in the United States, and Worth magazine proclaimed him among “the new guard” of wine criticism. He is a Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers.
Dave started his award-winning blog, Dave McIntyre’s WineLine, as an email newsletter in 1999. He is co-creator of Drink Local Wine, the nation’s first locapour movement. He was honored by the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association in 2014 with its Monteith Trophy for his support of the regional wine industry and for promoting knowledge and understanding of wine.
Dave has participated in and moderated wine presentations for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, and consulted on the museum’s exhibit, “Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000.” His charitable work supports the American Heart Association, the College of William & Mary Alumni Association and So Others Might Eat.