Natasha Swords

About the Author Natasha Swords

Natasha Swords is an accomplished editor and writer with 20+ years of creative composition, reporting and management. She hails from Dublin Ireland where she held the position of Editor at Jemma Publications. Natasha honed her editorial skills by delivering engaging content on a wide range of topics, before finally focusing on the alcohol beverage and cannabis industries. She is Editor-in-Chief at Bonfort’s Wine and Spirits Journal as well as Drink me Magazine, where she leads all editorial content from story-idea generation to commissioning freelance writers and photographers. She also heads up CannEpoch, a lifestyle publication for the newly cannabis curious.

In 2018, Natasha launched Bonfort’s Wine and Spirits Journal from inception, as well as the Bonfort’s Lifetime Achievement Award, a top-tier industry event connecting leading brands with key buyers.

Steeped in the alcohol industry media, she was previously editor of Off-License Magazine, California Beverage News and Patterson’s California Beverage Journal (now Tasting Panel Magazine), and ran corporate communications for a number of alcohol supplier companies including TGIC (now Guarachi Wine Partners) and distributor, TITAN Wine and Spirits.


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Lorimar GSM Blend: A Tasty Classic

Region: California Vintage: 2015 Winemaker: Marshall Stuart Grapes: 40% grenache, 30% syrah, 30% mourvèdre ABV:  15.8% SRP:  unknown  600 cases This GSM blend nearly reaches 16% alcohol, which starts to get dangerously close to Port and other fortified wines in terms of alcohol by volume. That said, I think it was a pretty tasty, …

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