Photo of Ethan Fixell
Photo of Ethan Fixell

Ethan Fixell

Ethan Fixell has written about beer, wine, spirits, and coffee for over a decade. Formerly a beer director for New York City restaurants, he has also educated consumers at guided tastings for Astor Center, NYC Wine Company, Virtual With Us, and more.

Expertise: Beer, Wine, Spirits and Coffee

Experience: As a touring professional comedian, Ethan Fixell got his start in the beverage industry by writing a monthly column for Serious Eats called "On The Beer Trail". From there, he went on to write for dozens of other publications, including Food & Wine, Tasting Table, Thrillist, Wine Enthusiast, Food Republic, Esquire, Vanity Fair, Men's Journal, Playboy, Saveur, Quartz, Travel + Leisure, Salon, VICE Munchies, and many more.

Ethan later became the editor-in-chief of The Beer Necessities (a digital publication founded by Anheuser-Busch) and beer editor for (now Dotdash).

Ethan is a certified cicerone, certified specialist of wine, and certified specialist of spirits.
These four wineries not only represent some of the best Piedmont has to offer—they also help illustrate the greatest differences between Barolo and Barbaresco, and the range of unique qualities one can find within each.
It’s a craft product that can be imitated, but not replicated anywhere else in the world.
We asked four Master Somms from around the country to name some of the best wine steals in the seven most prestigious wine regions of France.
Don't abandon Burgundy just yet—you only need to know where to look.