Sample Submissions

Feature Stories and Departmental Sections

Inquiries about including your wine or spirit product in our feature stories or departmental sections should be addressed to Meridith May at 818-990-0350 or

Our current Editorial Calendar outlines some upcoming features, but we are also receptive to story ideas from wine and spirits producers and their representatives. Please contact our office before sending samples.

Review Columns

Wines and spirits for consideration for Anthony Dias Blue's "Blue Reviews" column should be sent directly to his office:

Blue Lifestyle
1030 Amalfi Drive
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

phone 310-459-7570

Wines and spirits for consideration for Meridith May's "Publisher's Picks" column should be sent to the below address. In order to be considered, you must send tech/sell sheets, pricing information and contact information. 

Meridith May, Publisher
The Tasting Panel
17203 Ventura Blvd, Ste 5
Encino, CA 91316

phone 818-990-0350

  • Please limit shipments to six (6) wines maximum per shipment, with no more than two (2) shipments per year. We cannot review multiple wines from a single producer or brand.

  • We cannot review wines that are "tasting room only," "wine club only" or "direct-to-consumer only." Please do not send samples of these kinds of releases.

  • We cannot receive samples sent from outside the United States. Samples of imported wines must be sent via your U.S. importer.

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