Media & Press

A highly sought-after wine expert, Laurie has been featured in dozens of publications and has made numerous TV and radio appearances. Laurie has appeared on Dr Oz, Fox Business, ABC News at Noon and Sirius XM, among others. To see TV clips of Laurie in action click on the video below or use this link.

Laurie is a frequent guest on radio shows across the country helping to demystify wine for listeners one segment at a time. Laurie hosts her own weekly show called The Sipping Point. Each week she explores the recipe for a delicious life with features on wine, food, travel and more!

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03/2019 Laurie is featured in The Commercial appeal article Vintage901 Wine & Food Festival brings Memphians together by Jennifer Chandler

02/2019 Laurie & Michael are featured in Camana Bay Times article He Cooks She Wines by Alan Markoff

06/2018 Laurie is featured in the story The Art Of Beef & Wine Pairings on for her work with the Beef Association

4/2016 Laurie’s Wine Comedy Show is featured in BizBash article 6 Group Activities for Wine Lovers by Jenny Berg

12/2015 Laurie is featured in the article DC Sister Society of GWLN raises a glass and funds for suited for change on

12/2015 Laurie is quoted in the article Thinking about a change? ‘Reinvention’ doesn’t have to be intimidating Upstart Journal

07/2015 Discovering the best wines to pair with BBQ on Laurie’s Wine, Women & BBQ event is reviewed.

04/2015 Wines for Health segment on Dr Oz show features Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach.

12/2014 8 Wine Pairings for Plant Based Dishes featured Laurie’s wine pairings in Shape Magazine

11/2014 12 Ways to Decode a Restaurant Menu  featured Laurie’s tip on wine list in Shape Magazine

11/2014  Ask The Wine Coach: Q&A with Laurie Forster, Fly Magazine

10/2014 How to Perfect Your Food & Wine Pairings at Your Wedding featured the tips of the He Cooks She Wines team of Laurie and Chef Michael Forster,

07/2014 10 Things Winemakers Won’t Tell You featured in Market Watch & Wall Street Journal

05/2014 The Standup Sommelier is featured in the Daily Sip by Bottlenotes

05/2014 Laurie appears on WJLA talk Mother’s Day Gifts for all the MOMS in your life!

04/2014 Laurie appears on Everyday Colorado – Fox 31 to talk Spring Wines with Chris Parente and her Drink Your Glass Off Tour

02/2014 Fox News – The love of wine inspires comedy show by Tracy Byrnes

01/2014 Sirius XM – Stars 106: Wake Up with Taylor, Laurie joins Taylor in studio for the Wine Forecast 2014

01/2014 Wine Forecast 2014 with Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach,

12/2013 Wine & Comedy at Watermark, WSMV – NBC Nashville

12/2013 “Something to Wine About” with Sommelier Laurie Forster, Nashville Food Bloggers

12/2013 Laurie Forster, The Standup Sommelier, Coming to Watermark, Nashville Scene Bites by Chris Chamberlain

11/2013 5 Great Wine Apps Every Vino Lover Will Want To Own,

08/2013 Seminar program educates nutrition and dietetic community,

03/2013 StandUp Sommelier: The Evolution of Laurie Forster,

12/2012 Cameo Interview with Laurie Forster by Amy Mulvihill in the December Issue of Baltimore magazine

12/2012 Laurie & Michael’s holiday recipe is included in the celebrity round-up article My Favorite Holiday Meal in the December issue of Serendipity magazine

07/2012 The Wine Coach App is included as one of the Top 5 Wine Apps in the world by Departures Magazine International

07/2012 The Wine Coach App is listed as one of the Top 8 Wine Apps in the July issue of Wine Enthusiast magazine

04/2012 Laurie talks about her new wine app on Fox 5 DC with Lauren DeMarco

12/2011 The Sipping Point – everything you want to know about wine, spirits and travel by Dara Bunyon,

11/2011 Easton resident brings wine expertise to radio broadcast, The Star Democrat

07/2011 Laurie talks about Wine and Business on Fox Business with Tracy Byrne

Spring 2011 Career Change: Wining Wins Out by Andrea Poe, Subaru Drive magazine

04/2011 Easton resident blends love of wine, people to become ‘The Wine Coach’by Carolyn Swift, Star Democrat

04/2011 Sipping in Style column, What’s Brewing on the Shore? by Laurie Forster, Baltimore Style

02/2011 A Smooth Finish, Ellen Ryan interviewed Laurie about her career transition, Washington Post Express

02/2011 Sipping in Style column, Romantic Pairs by Laurie Forster, Baltimore Style

12/2010 The Sipping Point column, Beaujolais Nouveau The Washington Times

11/2010 Sipping in Style column, Outsmarting the Wine List Baltimore Style

10/2010 Wines & Vines column, Belgian Beer What’s Up Annapolis

10/2010 Just as Sweet by Laurie Forster for Crave Magazine, Winter 2010

09/2010 Corporate Sales Executive Leaves Security Behind to Focus on Wine’s Entrepenuer columnist Mitchell York talks to Laurie about building her business.

09/03/2010 Bordeaux 101 Kara Newman of asks Laurie for her favorite affordable Bordeaux.

08/09/2010 Firms have taste for Wine Coach events in Capital Business section of the Washington Post

08/2010 Sipping in Style column “Sea Worthy” Baltimore Style

08/2010 Wines & Vines column “Summer Grilling Guide” What’s Up Annapolis

06/2010 Sipping in Style column “Green Vineyards” in Baltimore Style

05/2010 Wines & Vines column “Austrian Wine” in What’s Up Annapolis

04/2010Over a Bottle of Wine Many a Friend is Found” in Potomac Memo

04/2010A Lesson in Taste” in Capital Style

04/2010 The Wine Coach was listed as one of the Top 8 Wine Apps in the July issue.

04/2010Perfect Partners: Food & Wine” in Columbia Woman04/2010 “Something to Wine About” in Howard Magazine

04/2010 Sipping in Style column “Trendy in Bordeaux” in Baltimore Style

03/2010 Wines & Vines column “Return of the Green Fairy: Absinthe” in What’s Up Annapolis

02/7/2010Chocolate, Wine, Heart Health Score Big with Crowd” by Erin Negley in the Reading Eagle

02/2010 Sipping in Style column “A Vintage Shower” in Baltimore Style

02/2010 Wines & Vines column “Wines for Chocolate” in What’s Up Annapolis

12/2009 Sipping in Style column “Stateside Sparklers” in Baltimore Style

11/2009 Sipping in Style column “A Perfect Match” in Baltimore Style

11/2009 Wines & Vines column “All American Pairings” in What’s Up Annapolis

09/2009 Book Nook features The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine in Uncorked

08/28/2009 Ask The Experts, Weekend Section to the Washington Post

05/2009 The Sipping Point Wins a Living Now Book Award

05/2009 Where Event & Meeting Planner All Work? No Play? – Four ideas to put the fun back in team-building

04/2009 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ’Coach” will discuss “Weird Science” of Food and Wine

03/2009 The Star Democrat The Wine Coach® hosts two special events

12/2008 SLO City News I’m Dreaming of a Wine Christmas

11/2008 Wine Business Monthly The Sipping Point Demystifies Wine for Overwhelmed Wine Drinkers

11/01/2008 Wine Enthusiast Holiday Entertaining Tips

09/2008 Washingtonian Magazine Day trips–Wineries

07/24/2008 Baltimore Examiner Wine and Dine

07/20/2008 Baltimore Examiner Scene and Be Seen

07/2008 Attractions Magazine Local Publishes Book on Wine

07/2008 Baltimore Eats Publishers Note

6/24/2008 Press Release The Sipping Point Helps Demystify Wine for Overwhelmed Wine Drinkers

06/20/2008 Star Democrat Take A Crash Course in Wine

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