For more than 20 years, author, photographer, and wine expert Michael C. Higgins is the publisher of Flying Adventures magazine, a lifestyle travel publication for food and wine lovers who own and travel on private airplanes.
As a private pilot, travel enthusiast, and food and wine lover himself, Higgins continues to live the story he's been sharing for decades. Between the magazine and this book series, Higgins has participated in some of the most extraordinary experiences.
He has virtually done it all: from pruning vines, picking grapes, working alongside winemakers, to participating in blind tastings, food and wine pairings, judging Cru Bourgeois wines, and sharing many meals with world renowned winemakers, over countless hours, discussing everything wine.
His time in wine regions add up to thousands of days and counting. And as an accomplished photographer, he has captured even more spectacular images of the wine world.
Higgins has participated in many unique wine experiences, indulged in the most exclusive culinary affairs, been pampered in highly luxurious destinations and jumped into the wildest of adventures.
His goal is to inspire his readers to join him in exploring the wine regions of the world and experiencing the unimaginable.
Higgins has a BA in Commercial Art, an MBA and a PhD in Business Administration. He is a California native and lives in Pasadena, California.
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