Shannon Borg is a poet, painter and printmaker, and is currently studying oil painting in the Trowbridge Atelier at Gage Academy in Seattle. In 2019 she complete the Studio Arts Intensive program at Gage.

She has published a book of poetry, Corset, as well as poems in various journals including the Paris Review, London Review of Books, Indiana Review and others. She is the author of The Green Vine: A Guide to West Coast Organic, Biodynamic and Sustainable Wines and Chefs on the Farm: Inspired Recipes and Lessons from the Quillisascut Farm School of the Domestic Arts. Her articles on wine, food and travel have been published in Seattle, Washington Tasting Room, Wine Press Northwest, NW Palate, and other magazines.

She holds degrees from the University of Houston, the University of Washington, and Brigham Young University. She completed Level-I certification with the International Sommelier Guild.

4 thoughts on “About”

  1. Thanks for the feedback on the Open Wine Consortium thread, the ‘Terroir, True/False’ bit.

    Like your blog. Write more, please. You’ve quite a lovely style.

  2. Good afternoon Shannon,

    I would like to get a physical mailing address for you, the Misterly’s and the photographer of your book “Chefs on the Farm; Recipes and Inspiration fromthe Quillisascut Farm School of the Domestic Arts.” I work for the Washington State Library and I’d like to be able to mail a note to each of you.

    My phone number if you’d like to call is: 360.704.5269 my email is: rcoleman@secstate.wa.gov

    Thank you Shannon for your help with this

  3. Hello! I am interested in your blog, because I’m also “jack-mormon” who grew up in Utah, lives in NYC, and is moving to Edinburgh in three weeks. And I’ve just started to get a taste for wine myself. 🙂 I love your style of writing.

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