Laurie Delk has over 20 years in the beverage industry, with extensive experience in craft beer, wine, and spirits. (She is also SDSU’s Marketing Wine and Marketing Craft Beer instructor.) Her craft beer expertise began in 2008 as general manager of a beer and wine shop in New Orleans, and the launch of her popular blog 100 beers. 30 days., in which she tasted and reviewed 100 beers of a particular style each month, with all proceeds given to charities, including local food banks, Feeding America, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Most recently, Delk was the national and international sales director for three wineries in Santa Barbara. She is a writer for Pacific and Edible magazines, with weekly columns on a variety of beverage topics, food, and art; and has been featured for her expertise on the covers of DiscoverSD (a Union-Tribune publication), Westcoaster, and Happy Hour magazines.