Hana-Lee Sedgwick is a writer and editor based in her hometown of Santa Barbara, California, where she writes about the wine, food and hospitality industries up and down the West Coast.

After graduating with degrees in Fine Art and Art History, Hana-Lee enjoyed a career in digital marketing and event coordination, first in San Francisco and then the Pacific Northwest. A passion for wine and food led her to pursue the wine industry, where she worked in DTC sales and marketing and earned several certifications before transitioning her creative background into a full-time career in writing. 

Today, Hana-Lee brings a wide range of experiences and perspectives to her work, utilizing her vast knowledge of the wine and hospitality industries to help brands create and share their stories. Her writing has appeared in various publications, including The Tasting Panel, The Somm Journal, 7x7, Edible and Santa Barbara Magazine. In addition to freelance writing, Hana-Lee is the editor for WineCountry Media and documents her wine and travel adventures on her blog, Wander & Wine. You can follow her on Instagram @wanderandwine.