Meet Our Editor
Daedalus Howell is a lifelong wino and author of I Heart Sonoma: How to Live & Drink in Wine Country. He has written about wine for FineLife Magazine, Gault Millau, Inc./Gayot.com, L.A. Downtown News, Marinscope, Inc., Men’s Health, North Bay Bohemian , Petaluma Argus-Courier, Rivertown Report, San Francisco Chronicle, Sonoma Magazine, Sonoma Valley Sun, Sonoma Index-Tribune, Tasting Panel Magazine, and Vineyard & Winery Management Magazine.
AAN | In 2007, Howell placed first in the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies’ national “Altweekly Awards” for Food Writing/Criticism (circ. 60,000 or less) for his wine column in the North Bay Bohemian.
CalTIA | The California Tourism Industry Association (CalTIA) awarded Howell first place for his Inside Sonoma series in October, 2008.
NNA | In 2011, Howell also won first place in the National Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest for “Best Humorous Column” for his contributions to the Sonoma Index-Tribune.
Gold Adrian | In 2012, Howell and collaborator Raymond Scott Daigle won a Gold Adrian Award from Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) for achievements in marketing and public relations on behalf of their client the Sonoma County Tourism Bureau.