Liza B. Zimmerman

Liza B. Zimmerman is a writer and editor based in San Francisco specializing in wine and spirits, with more than 20 years of experience, and is also an educator and event coordinator.


Zimmerman has been writing for since 2015. Her work has also been published in Decanter, Forbes, The San Francisco Examiner and Wine Enthusiast. In addition to writing, she offers wine-and-spirits education and event planning under Liza the Wine Chick.


  • Bachelor of Arts in history and Italian literature from Northwestern University

  • Diploma of Wine & Spirits from Wine & Spirit Education Trust

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