Publisher/Executive Editor of THE TASTING PANEL Magazine, Meridith May acquired the former Sommelier Journal in January of 2014 and rebranded the publication as The SOMM Journal, launching as a bi-monthly with the inaugural June/July issue.
Devotees of Sommelier Journal had been saddened to read that the publication would be suspending operations as of October 25, 2013. The SOMM Journal's new editorial board is comprised of internationally-renowned wine writers, sommeliers and authorities, including Anthony Dias Blue as Editor-in-Chief, David Gadd as Executive Editor and a team of top wine and hospitality industry writers. The publication has aligned with top wine associations, institutions and educators throughout the U.S. and abroad. Source