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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

5 to Follow—Levi Dalton’s Top Twitter Picks

In our current issue, we profile witty wine guy Levi Dalton. As the voice behind the popular podcast I’ll Drink to That!, Dalton has hosted countless wine industry luminaries, and at 1p.m. PST tomorrow he’ll be on Twitter to host our next Imbibe Twitter Session. In the meantime, curious to know who Dalton follows on Twitter these days? Here are his five favorite wine tweeters at the moment.

Be sure to join the conversation tomorrow! Our Twitter Session kicks off at 1 P.M. PST—tweet your questions live and follow along @imbibe #imbibechat.

Eric Asimov
“Sharp but never arch,” says Dalton of the New York Times wine personality. “Eric maintains engages wine and wider culture in a friendly, patient and enthusiast manner.”

Jon Bonne
Dalton calls San Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonne, “A keen mind and a careful observer of the wine scene who is not at all afraid to rearrange the order of the canonical wines on any shelf.”

Talia Baiocchi
“She has a way of conversing with readers like they are in on a secret,” says Dalton of wine writer, editor and author Talia Baiocchi. “I always feel smarter and more hip having read her stuff.”

Patrick Cappiello
Managing partner and wine director at Manhattan’s Pearl & Ash, Patrick Cappiello is “old-school and fresh at the same time,” says Dalton. “Patrick is a sommelier with an appreciation of the classics and a still open mind.”

Tegan Passalacqua
“Following Tegan I feel like I’m in the vineyards with him as he engages them at a level of understanding that few other people in the world are able to verbalize as he does,” Dalton says of the Bay Area-based winemaker.