Jeff Siegel is a former journalist and current freelancer who has written seven books, parts of three others, and several videos in a career that started with typewriters and carbon paper covering high school sports. He has also written for respected Linux websites like the late Linux Journal and DistroWatch.
Jeff's three-decade writing career has included everything from Linux to supermarket and pet retailing to wind power to hard-boiled literature to food and wine.
He has taught wine and beverage management at Dallas College and the Cordon Bleu.
His Wine Curmudgeon blog, which specializes in cheap wine, is annually ranked among the best wine websites on the Internet.
Jeff received a journalism degree from Northwestern University.
Awards and Select Publications
• Several newspaper honors dating to the 1980s, including best columnist in Dallas.
• A variety of wine writing awards, including Best Wine Industry blog, Wine Blog Awards
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