As the writer of, Kristof has scribed several hundred articles on wineries, distilleries and cigar-makers throughout the world. Within the first year of the blog going live, 'A Student of Wine' has received over 30,000 hits and was read by over 90% industry professionals; some of the articles being viewed over a thousand times within this time-frame. With this experience combined with his time as a product consultant overseeing millions of dollars in sales per year, Kristof has gained true insight in how to make wines and spirits approachable for both the general public AND the learned professional.