Richard Nalley

New York-based freelance writer Richard Nalley is an editor-at-large for ForbesLife. He covers travel, wine, food, fashion, design, and other lifestyle topics. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, Barron’s, Travel + Leisure, Observer, Southern Living, and others.


Richard Nalley has been writing about food, wine, and travel for well over a decade. He has worked as a columnist and contributing editor for Esquire, Food & Wine, Men’s Journal, and Departures. Nalley co-authored several editions of the Food & Wine Wine Guide. He also penned the nationally syndicated weekly newspaper column “Wine Talk" for 14 years. Nalley was nominated twice for the James Beard Journalism Award for his writings on wine and won a poetry prize from The Nation. He has served as managing editor of Forbes, editor-in-chief of ForbesLife, and Forbes' online luxury editor.


Richard Nalley graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor of arts in English literature.

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