Ed McCarthy is a wine writer, a Certified Wine Educator, and wine consultant who has been active in the wine trade for twenty-five years. With his wife, Mary Ewing-Mulligan MW, he is co-author of Wine For Dummies, (IDG Books Worldwide),White Wine For Dummies, Red Wine For Dummies, and Wine Buying Companion For Dummies.
Ed McCarthy's latest book is Champagne for Dummies. Ed is a regular contributor to Wine Enthusiast magazine, He is also a contributing editor of the The Underground Wine Journal,
and is a columnist for Nation's Restaurant News.