Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss
Freelance Travel Writers | Food & Wine Access
San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival and then Somm
The West Coast’s largest wine and food fest, the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival, ended its 12th annual celebration in grand style by partnering with an important wine-related conference...
SAVOR The Central Coast Celebrates Everything That's Great About the Region
Each year Sunset magazine sponsors SAVOR The Central Coast, an extended weekend offered at the end of September and designed to spotlight the rich, cultural and agricultural contributions of the Central...
Spend More Time Exploring Provence Via Uniworld's 7-Day River Cruise
We recently visited Provence aboard a weeklong cruise on the SS Catherine, Uniworld’s newly-built river vessel christened by Catherine Deneuve. Gathering in Avignon, we immediately took notice of...
Auberge du Jeu de Paume is More Than a Place to Sleep, It's a Foodie Haven
Located near Paris, the town of Chantilly in France is famous for its château, gardens and equestrian fame. One of the city’s best hotels is Auberge Du Jeu de Paume, which sits just a...
Downtown NYC Goes Uptown
The Big Apple typically conjures up thoughts of bright lights, Broadway and Time Square---all located in Midtown Manhattan. But since 9/11, our minds and hearts have focused Downtown, where...
Here is How to Taste Your Way Through Quebec's Delicious Culinary Culture
The uniqueness of Canada’s Québec Province—with its old world charm and new world creativity—is only topped by its renowned cuisine. While many people may have visited quaint Québec City, the culinary...
One Visit to Montréal Will Begin Your Lifelong Love Affair With the Canadian City
Many people fly into Montréal for business, or they are on a pre/post cruise trip in or near this island metropolis, but they often neglect making the Canadian destination a part of their journey. One...
Paso Robles Wine Fest and Then Some
The secret is out! Paso is the happening new darling of the wine cognoscenti. Anytime is a good time in Paso with it’s down home, down-right, neighborly hospitality and unassumingly great food, wine...
About Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss
Diane Sukiennik is an internationally recognized writer, coach, keynote speaker, consultant, educator and licensed therapist. She is the author of The Career Fitness Program: Exercising Your Options, 11th edition, Prentice Hall, the most widely used text in colleges and universities in the subject area. A self-proclaimed 'leisurologist,' she speaks French and Spanish, is an avid world traveler and is a freelance food, wine and lifestyle writer with a well established website, www.foodandwineaccess.com. Michael Reiss is an entrepreneur, management consultant and executive coach. He has completed wine studies at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, California. He is the editor, chief photographer, and webmaster of www.foodandwineaccess.com. He speaks German, French, Spanish, and Japanese, and has lived in these countries as part of his life-long travel adventures. Michael Reiss and Diane Sukiennik are the co-founders of www.foodandwineaccess.com. and regular contributors to Examiner.com.