September 2020 Banner Photo by Featured Member Wendy VanHatten

Saint Remy Market © Wendy VanHattenSaint Remy Market: fresh garlic & oils for sale in marketplace

Garlic at the Saint Remy, France street market. 
"Colorful and tasty...this garlic from Cavaillon, France just begged for a photo shoot. It paired great with the olive oil, baguette, and wine we also bought. 

Wendy Van Hatten avatarWendy VanHatten is a published author, international travel writer, food, wine, and travel blogger (, co-founder of Forks, Corks, and Brews (, Editor-in-Chief for Prime Time Living Magazine (, wine, food, and travel writer for WE Magazine (, and member of IFWTWA. VanHatten lives in southern California with her husband and office cat, travels as often as she can, and enjoys wine and cooking. Contact VanHatten at [email protected] for more information. VanHatten has been named one of the women bloggers to watch for 2019 by WE.

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You may not be able to physically travel but IFWTWA takes you on journeys to various locations and wineries through our webinars. Visit Palm Springs, Medford or the San Juan Island. Discover the Malbec grape or learn about the wines of Rioja. If food is your thing, discover some interesting things about chocolate. Our members enjoy an interactive journey and much more with their IFWTWA membership. 

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Mission Statement

To be the organization of choice for food, wine, and travel writers. We create programs and services to enhance professional development and facilitate networking while creating a marketplace for destinations, brands, and media professionals to collaborate. We strive to meet the dynamic needs of our writers' community making a lasting impact on the careers of our members.

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We provide engaging conferences, enriching media trips, regional events, public profiles, private social community, and custom discounts from Digiprove, Hertz, and MedjetAssist.

You gain the opportunity to learn from and network with colleagues daily, publish in Food Wine Travel Magazine, record podcasts for radio credits, listen to our Professional Development Webinar Series, grow your brand on social media, and establish valuable lifetime connections.



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You’re a travel or hospitality industry pro who knows your venue: city, region, country, and what makes your destination desirable. You need quality, thought-provoking, compelling stories, and recurring return on investment.

We make it easy for the industry, tourism, destination management organizations and our sponsors to find vetted professionals to meet your needs. IFWTWA members publish, broadcast, share, promote, tweet, and repeat to boost your worldwide visibility.