Writer/Journalist, Minneapolis Star Tribune and Decant This, LLC, Minneapolis, MN
Bill Ward is a freelance wine, food, travel and lifestyle writer. His “Liquid Assets” column runs in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and his work has appeared in the Wine Enthusiast, Sommelier Journal and Wines & Vines magazines and the Spanish Wine Lover and Wine-searcher websites, among others. He has a wine website, decant-this.com, with a blog and a travel-itinerary service. He won a James Beard Award in 2004 for a series on Italian regional cuisine.