“Turns out, wine actually is a really complex topic. My efforts of categorization are simply to help people to easily find what they like.”
Madeline is a rare voice in the world of wine, and a study in contrasts. Her infectious personality ripples outwards with both quirkiness and positivity, and yet her vision and commitment to her work is serious and unwavering. In this episode we discuss whether or not Calvin & Hobbes is the greatest comic of all time, how you explain all there is to know about Cabernet Franc in only two pages, and why skateboarding is the greatest tool to unwind your mind.
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Madeline Puckette, WineFolly.com, Woodinville
Madeline Puckette is the chief design officer at Folly Enterprises and co-creator of WineFolly.com. With a degree in music and art from CalArts, she founded Wine Folly, an award-winning media site dedicated to consumer wine education. Puckette’s work with Wine Folly includes the creation of two books including a New York Times bestseller and a James Beard Award winner, as well as a portfolio of products including maps, prints, and wine educational tools. Additionally, she was awarded Wine Communicator of the Year by the International Wine and Spirit Competition. And her latest project is a wine management tool called Global Wine Database.