She writes about travel, food, wine, beer, cannabis, business, and sometimes, jazz.
Mari’s interest in fine wine was first sparked while working as a professional photographer in San Francisco, shooting cover stories for Wine Spectator magazine.
Between 1993 and 2004 she worked in many Sonoma County wineries, the stories from which she has compiled into a memoir, Mouthfeel: Confessions of a Wine Slut.
She’s just finished a novel that takes place in BC’s Okanagan Valley called Paper World.
Most recently, Mari has written about food and wine for Edible Vancouver and Wine Country.