Elin McCoy is an award-winning journalist and author, focusing on the world of wine. She is a wine and spirits columnist for Bloomberg News, where she writes a bimonthly column for their global news wire and a monthly column for Bloomberg Markets, and a columnist at Zesterdaily.com. McCoy’s most recent book is The Emperor of Wine: The Rise of Robert M Parker Jr and the Reign of American Taste, which garnered international praise and has appeared in seven foreign editions. She is also the coauthor of Thinking About Wine and is currently working on a new book set in California. McCoy serves as a wine judge in American and international competitions, appears on radio and television, and is a frequent speaker at wine festivals and industry events.