Janet Fletcher is the author or co-author of more than two dozen books on food, beer and wine, including Cheese & Beer, Cheese & Wine and The Cheese Course. She writes a weekly cheese column for the San Francisco Chronicle and the “Cheese Focus” column for Specialty Food magazine. She is the recipient of three James Beard Awards and the IACP Bert Greene Award. Her writing on wine and food has appeared in numerous national magazines, including Saveur, Bon Appétit, Fine Cooking and Food & Wine. She teaches cooking and cheese-appreciation classes around the country.