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Ronald Holden has been writing an award-winning food, wine & travel blog, Cornichon.org, since 2004. A Northwest native, Belltown resident and serious Francophile (with increasing fondness for La Dolce Vita), he also writes for Eater.com, Crosscut.com, and City Living. He previously worked at KING TV, Seattle Weekly and Chateau Ste. Michelle. He has published five guidebooks to the wine country of Washington and Oregon and is the wine columnist for Edible Seattle. He is also the director of wine tours for The International Vineyard.