Janet Fletcher


Janet Fletcher is the author or co-author of more than 30 books on food and beverage, including Cheese & Beer, Cheese & Wine and the Audible lecture series Cultured: The Epic Story of Cheese. Janet publishes the weekly Planet Cheese blog and is the longtime cheese columnist for Specialty Food magazine. Janet has taught cheese-appreciation and cheese-pairing classes to thousands of cheese enthusiasts around the country, both in person and virtually.

A former staff food writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, Janet received three James Beard Awards and theIACP Bert Greene Award for her journalism. Her food writing has appeared in numerous national publications, including The New York Times, Saveur, Fine Cooking and Food & Wine. Janet resides in Napa Valley.