Tom Wark founder of Wark Communications, a wine industry-focused PR and Marketing firm founded in 1994. Since 2004 he has written the award winning wine blog, "FERMENTATION: The Daily Wine Blog" (, which was recently named "Best Overall Wine Blog" at the 2011 Wine Blog Awards. He lives in Napa Valley with his wife Kathy and their Italian Greyhound, Louis B. Shrimperton III.