Steve Heimoff was born in NYC and moved to CA in the late 1970s to go to graduate school, earning an MA in Educational Technology.


After 4 years of directing a Career Planning and Placement Center at a Bay Area college, he switched direction and decided to combine two loves into a career: wine writing.

Book Signing in the Sun

He was successful and became one of the nationโ€™s pre-eminent wine writers/critics/personalities. He is the author of A Wine Journey along the Russian River and New Classic Winemakers of California: Conversations with Steve Heimoff 

Sandy Days

Steve retired in 2016 and now lives contentedly with his little dog, Gus, in the lively city of Oakland. His hobbies include weightlifting, improv and writing his political blog,ย

About the voice behind Storytelling with Seth 

Seth Singleton is a storyteller.ย He is the writing team editor at Blue Alchemy Studios and for its upcoming release, Planet Rise.

He believes that stories are a common thread that connects us all and that everyone has a story to tell. 

To contact him about a writing or podcast project email him at 

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