Portrait of Carson Demmond

Carson Demmond

Since parting ways with the full-time sommelier game in 2010, Carson Demmond has directed Wine & Spirits Magazine’s tastings department, worked for a forward-thinking Bordelais négoce, picked grapes in Arbois, and written for PUNCH, Food & Wine, Decanter and Vogue.com. She currently lives in Atlanta, GA and looks forward to wine pilgrimages with her forthcoming infant in tow.


photo of Rajat Parr

Six Degrees of Rajat Parr

How the wine director turned winemaker became one of the industry’s most influential figures, as told by the people whose careers he helped launch