Jessica Dupuy Jessica Dupuy is an Austin-based author, writer, and speaker covering the world of wine, spirits, food, and travel for more than 15 years. Her expertise in these areas have allowed her to travel extensively to wine and food regions around the world and to consult with numerous restaurants on wine and beverage programs. Connect with her on Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and at www.jessicadupuy.com. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.