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Professional Writing Portfolio


SOMMTV Magazine wine publication.

Somm TV Magazine:

Understanding Chianti vs Chianti Classico Through Their Tangled Pasts

The Expense of Artist Series Wine Labels Proves Priceless

4 Unexpected Wine Regions Making Traditional Method Fancy Fizz

The Cienega Valley Soil Secret that Gifts Affordable Bourgogne-Style Wines


Wine Industry Network

Wine Industry Network:

Dowsers: Vintners Embrace the Ancient Art for Finding Water


Gotham Ghost Writers: It You Can Dream It, We Can Write It

Gotham Ghostwriters

GG Craft Interviews: L.M. Archer interviews Bob Eckstein

GG Craft Interviews: L.M. Archer interviews Raina Lipsitz


L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes contributing regularly to Wine Business Monthly Magazine.

Wine Business Monthly:

September 2022 Cover Story | The Future of Pinot Noir in Washington State

Aproval of Rocky Reach AVA adds to the diversity of Washington State wine

August 2022 Cover Story |  Oregon Family Wineries: Planning for the Future

DTC Spotlight: Jordan Vineyard and Winery Celebrates 50 Years of Hospitality

Chehalem Magic in the Mountains!

Oregon Sauvignon Blanc Enters the Flagship Fray

Winemakers Still Reeling from Freak April Frost

Yamhill-Carlton 2022 Spring Release Returns to Sold-Out Crowds

Ukrainian Winemakers Trade Wine for Weapons

Ponzi Vineyards’ Next Chapter

EXCLUSIVE: European Union Awards Willamette Valley Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Status

Stoller Family Estate Brings the Winery “Experience” to a New Level

Winemakers Turn to Hybrid Barrels to Express Individual Styles

DeLille and Sparkman Cellars Create New Tasting Rooms at Hollywood Station Business Park

Maryhill Winery Opens Tasting Room and Bistro in Woodinville’s Hollywood Schoolhouse

Battle Creek Cellars Opens in Portland’s Pearl District

Winemaker Tony Rynders Comes Full CIrcle in Downtown Carlton

Flaneur Wines at the Carlton Grain Elevator Elevates Willamette Valley Wine Guest Experiences in Downtown Carlton

Maison Louis Jadot’s First Oregon Venture Resonates in Carlton 

Oregon 2019 Harvest Off to the Races

Iris Vineyards Making Quality Bubbles South of Salem

Auction of Washington State Wines Private Barrel Auction Raises $300k for Charity

IPNC 2019: Burgundy and Bubbles Blend Brilliantly

First Annual Wine Business Monthly Northwest Event Dazzles

Washington State Wine Commission and WSU take WAVEx on the Road

First Annual “Women in Wine: Fermenting Change in Oregon” Sells Out

Chehalem Mountains “Magic on the Mountains” Consumer Tasting Packed

Nicolas-Jay Putting Down Roots in Dundee Hills

Beck Family Estates Unveils New Pinot Noir and Chardonnay Project in Yamhill-Carlton

WILLAMETTE: The Pinot Noir Auction Raises More than $1M

The Family Coppola Unveils Domaine de Broglie in Oregon

More than 2,000 Industry Professionals Attend Oregon Wine Symposium

Sold Out Oregon Bubbles Fest Defies Weather

The Family Coppola Acquires Vista Hills Vineyard in Oregon’s Dundee Hills


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Fame, Fortune and Fine Wine: The Life of Jerry Hall

In America’s Family-Run Wineries, the Kids Are All Right

Don’t Wait to Buy Burgundy Wines

This Veteran-Owned Winery Serves Community Through Viticulture

South Africa’s Sparkling Wine is Versatile, Affordable and Joyous

Oregon Pinot Noir Stirs a Bidding Frenzy

The Very Good, Very Hidden Value in Burgundy


L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes contributing regularly to The Buyer premium wine magazine.

Ukrainian Winemakers Trade Wine for Weapons – Making Molotov Cocktails

How Burgundy is Aped by Lugana Riservas and Bardolino reds

France’s wine regions start counting the cost of April’s bitter frost damage

François Labet: A taste of iconic and affordable Burgundian wines

Why Clos du Roi is a Case for Upgrading Coulanges-la-Vineuse

How ¡Salud! Pinot Noir 2020 auction is keeping Oregon’s wineries farming

Celebrating Hispanic Roots: Oregon’s wines and the Latinx factor

Rewind: The battle to get Pouilly-Fuissé Premier Cru recognition

‘Goldilocks’ 2018 vintage shines at all new Willamette Pinot Noir

How the Maison Joseph Drouhin 2018 Vintage is Tasting

The Battle to Get Pouilly-Fuissé the Premier Cru Recognition it Deserves

The Treasure Trove That is Bardolino and Chiaretto


L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes contributing regularly to Meininger's Wine Business International magazine.

Meininger’s Wine Business International:

The Evolution of the Charity Wine Auction

Things May Slowly Get Worse: Part 1

Post-Brexit and the Wine Producers: Part 2

 The Future of Somm Culture

The True Cost of Wine

 Wine apps that will make life easier

Transformative Wines

The Price of Prestige

Swedish Somms 


L.M. Archer interviews Veronique Drouhin and Isabelle Dutarte about their allocation-only pinot noir project, Caballus.

Oregon Wine Press:

French Connection

Bigger Slice

Old World Wisdom

Matter of Media

Offbeat Bubbles

Linfield Archive

LatinX Leadership

Cult of Personality

Lots to Discuss

Trick to Treats

Bourgogne Before Lockdown

Meet Mr. Marquet

Junk It Up

Perle of the Willamette

Base Instincts

 Bubbling Brew – Oregon Sparkling

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability

 Now Showing | Three Days of Glory 

Grounded in Burgundy

Terroir Whisperer

The New French Paradox

 Three Days of Glory

 Terroir, Toil, Tenacity

Meet Megan Anne


Wine Enthusiast magazine and Wine Industry Enthusiast showcase stories about wine.

Wine Enthusiast:

Reeling from Historic Wildfires, U.S. Winemakers Ask, ‘What’s Next?’


The Vintner Project

The Buzz on Insectaries

Napa’s ‘Quiet Secret’: Sullivan’s Rutherford Estate

L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes contributing to Palate Press, an online publication devoted to wine.

Palate Press:

Women and Wine in Burgundy, Revisited

Taking it Slow in Central Otago, Part 1

Taking it Slow in Central Otago, Part 2

Burgundy 2016: Bad Weather, Brexit and Beyond

Women Wine Makers of Burgundy: Out from the Shadows

Paso Robles: Of Vagabonds, Virtuosos and Visionaries

Willamette Valley: A Sense of Place with Soul

Oregon’s ¡Salud! Program: The Power of Passion, Pinot & People

L.M. Archer's professional writing career includes membership into the Circle of Wine Writers.

Brexit: State of Play | Panel Discussion

How the Wine World is Coping with Coronavirus

L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes contributing regularly to Taste of France Magazine.

Taste of France:

Nea Berglund of Château Carsin: Bordeaux’s rising star

How to Enjoy Burgundy Wine

How a London Stylist Became an Award-Winning Winemaker in France

Michelin-Star magic in Saint-Émilion – even if you’re vegan

Guided Tours Offer a Glimpse into the History of Château de Sales

Meet the First Female Winemaker of Hospices de Beaune

Gourmet Dining at Côté Mas

L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes contributing to Wines and Vines Magazine.

Wines and Vines Magazine:

Domestic Sparkling Wine Finds Its Identity

What’s Popping in Sparkling Wine Packaging

Washington Barrel Auction Raises over $250,000

Foothills Growers Happy with “Normal” Vintage

Mendocino Growers Optimistic for 2018 Harvest

Washington Wineries Move to Former Brewery

Seeking Perfection in Pinot Noir

Technical Spotlight: The Walls

Technical Spotlight: Lingua Franca

L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes contributing to SevenFifty Daily, an online magazine about the business and culture of the beverage alcohol industry.

Seven-Fifty Daily:

 7 Tips for Building a Sparkling Wine List that Pops

L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes contributing to South Bay Accent Magazine.

South Bay Accent Magazine: 

The Buzz on Coffee

Happy Howlidays

 How Sweet it is Again

 Masters of the Grape


Food Wine Travel Magazine is part of IFWTWA

3 Sustainable Getaways in Oregon Wine Country

Exploring the sea, the hills and the mountains of Northern Italy

Meet Chef Holly Smith of Cafe Juanita


L.M. Archer's writing portfolio includes contributing to France Today Magazine.

 Joie de Vivre ‘Little Black Book’: Burgundy – My Favorite Wine Places

 A Tale of Two Cities: Sonoma & Chambolle-Musigny Toast to Citizen Diplomacy


L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes contributing to The Good Life France Magazine .

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L.M. Archer's \writing portfolio includes contributing to BK Wine Magazine is a Paris-based fine wine magazine.

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Foodable Network:

 How the Foraged Menu at The Willows Inn reflects Lummi Island

Sonoma’s Artisan Food Purveyors Add Value to Local Restaurants

 An Exploration of Sonoma’s Main Food Hubs, and the Chefs Using Them

 Restaurant and Wine Industries Blend Seamlessly in Sonoma

Sonoma Leads the Way in Sustainability

Sonoma Beverage Programs Highlight Seasonal Flavors

 Entrepreneur Spotlight: Mark McNeilly of Mark Ryan Winery

 Seattle Restaurateur Ethan Stowell Shares Secrets to Building a Restaurant Empire

Award-Winning Seattle Sommelier Chris Horn Shares Secrets to Building a Successful Seasonal Wine List

Seattle’s Urban Wineries Offer Consumers Affordability, Convenience, and a Smaller Carbon Footprint

Umami Tsunami: Exploring the Fifth Flavor

 6 Seattle Bakeries Seattle Consumers are Wild About

 Seattle Confectioners Excel in the Fine Art of Chocolate Making

 Two of Seattle’s Female Chefs Share Secrets to Success

 Top 5 Farmers Markets for Chefs in the Seattle Area

The Top 6 Urban Farms Providing Seattle Chefs Fresh Produce Year Round

 Pacific Northwest Island Chefs’ Creative Solutions for Winter Sourcing

Seattle’s Slow Food Movement – Preserving the Connection between Plate and Planet

National Airlines Now Featuring Elevated Inflight Culinary Programs

Regional Foraging Experts Share Secrets to Utilizing Fruits of the Forest

 Marketing to Millennials – Industry Experts Share Tricks of the Trade

 Seattle Chefs Discuss the Challenges of Winter Sourcing While Maintaining Local, Seasonal Menus

 The 5 Food-Focused Apps Consumers Can’t Get Enough Of

Seattle’s Most Tantalizing Tastes of Fall

 Chef Collaborations Inspire Culinary Creativity in Seattle

 A Moveable Feast – Seattle’s Top Street Eats

Seattle’s Mandated Composting Program Enlists Restaurants to Reduce Waste, Improve Efficiency, and Enhance Community

 Seattle Food Experts Predict 2016 Culinary Trends

Culinary Boom Towns – Seattle’s 4 Fastest Growing Foodie Neighborhoods

Caffeinated in Seattle – The Five Coffee Houses Consumers Can’t Get Enough Of

Seattle Restaurants Aim to Make a Difference by Giving Back

Seattle’s Top 3 Meat Purveyors Serve Up The City’s Finest Charcuterie

 Top Chefs Dish ‘al Dente’ on Seattle’s Italian Cuisine

4 French Bistros Enticing Seattle Consumers

 3 Exotic Middle Eastern Eateries Spicing up Seattle

 3 Restaurant Businesses Paving the Seattle Locavore Movement

 Seattle’s Top Bladesmiths Share Their Tips for Keeping Knives Sharp

 Behind the Counter with Seattle Pastry Chef William Leaman of Bakery Nouveau

 That’s Amore – Seattle’s Wood Fire Pizza Scene


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Thinking Outside the Bottle drinks platform interviews writer L.M. Archer.


Thinking Outside the Bottle: Post-Pandemic, Wine Writer Prepare for a more Diverse and Delicious Future

Oregon Wine History Archive interviews writer L.M. Archer

Oregon Wine History Archive: Interview with L.M. Archer


Wine 365 interviews writer L.M. Archer

Wine365.com: Sunday Spotlight

L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes mention in Duvine Cycling + Adventure Co.

Duvine Cycling + Adventure Co.:

Once a Hospital, Now the World’s Greatest Wine Auction

Wine Industry Network:

Turning the Tables on L.M. Archer

L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes mention in SIP Northwest Magazine.

Sip Northwest:

Behind the Scenes of a Wine Competition

L.M. Archer's professional writing portfolio includes mention in USA Today Courier Journal.


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