American wine Blog Award Judges: Eric Quanstrom

Eric Quanstrom not only knows on-line information delivery, he knows wine. This is make him perhaps among the very best suited to be a judge for the American Wine Blog Awards. When you add to that the fact that he is a daily consumer of wine blog content and you get the perfect storm of judgeship qualifications for the American Wine Blog Awards.

Quanstrom is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Appellation America, that amazing portal of all things wine in North America that he has played a key role in making the first stop for those seeking information and inspiration from wine. His background is impressive. A sommelier in San Francisco prior to getting his MBA, Eric has also been ensconced in the world of on line reporting and information delivery. He previously served as West Coast department head of the Fox On-line properties (,, for News Corporation in Los Angeles. Under his direction, Quanstrom’s team produced the first ever Super Bowl Halftime Show live Web cast.

All this gives Eric a unique and highly qualified eye to train at the world of wine blogs. He knows quality as well as utility. But if you every meet him you’ll also find he’s a member of the wine geek squad.

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