New member: Neal D Hulkower

Neal D. Hulkower, Ph.D., is an applied mathematician and freelance writer living in McMinnville, Oregon, where he has been writing for wine publications since the early 1970s.

His wine writing can be found in academic and popular publications including the Journal of Wine Research, the Journal of Wine Economics, American Wine Society Wine Journal, Oregon Wine Press, Practical Winery & Vineyard, Wine Press Northwest, and The World of Fine Wine.

He focuses on applications of mathematics to the world of wine, Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, and reviews of wine-related books. He also enjoys covering wine events and personalities. Neal was a Field Editor for Slow Wine 2020 guide and is again for the 2021 edition. He can occasionally be found pouring some of Oregon’s finest in a tasting room and wine bar in Newberg.


We welcome Neal to the Circle and look forward to publishing his news and features in the near future!