Hannah Selinger

Hannah Selinger

With over 15 years of experience creating print and digital lifestyle content, Hannah Selinger covers divergent beats including food, wine, travel, and real estate.


  • Certified sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers
  • Graduate of the International Culinary Center
  • 2022 M.F.K. Fisher James Beard Award nominee
  • 2020 and 2022 IACP Award Finalist in the category of narrative beverage writing
  • Received a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University
  • Received a master’s degree from Emerson College
  • Is at work on a memoir about her time in the restaurant industry, which recently sold at auction to Hachette imprint Little, Brown, and which will be published in 2025


Hannah's work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Wine Enthusiast, Food & Wine, Eater, CNN Travel, Hemispheres, Gastro Obscura, Eating Well, The Boston Globe, Curbed, Bon Appétit, and elsewhere. She has traveled to 24 countries and currently lives in Boxford, Massachusetts with her husband, two sons, two dogs, and one Russian tortoise.


A graduate of Columbia University and Emerson College, where she was a Presidential Merit Fellow, Hannah is also a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and a graduate of the International Culinary Center (formerly the French Culinary Institute, or FCI)

About Food & Wine

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