Elizabeth Hans McCrone has an extensive background in media, public relations, teaching and wine education. She holds a master’s degree in broadcast communication arts, a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a certificate in wine studies. She taught in the HSU Department of Journalism and Mass Communications as adjunct faculty for 17 years.
Elizabeth first discovered her passion for wine in Sonoma County, where she worked at Francis Ford Coppola and Virginia Dare wineries as a tasting room associate, trade tour host, wine club ambassador and wine educator for more than eight years. She is also a regularly published, independent writer for the Wine Industry Network, a prominent online wine trade publication. In 2017, Elizabeth brought her wine enthusiasm back to Humboldt County where she continues to write and teach about Vitis vinifera near and far.
Instructor, Wine Studies