The American journalist and wine critic Lisa Perrotti-Brown (* 1968) was born in Maine ( United States ) born. After completing her studies in English literature, she moved to England in 1989 and worked as a theater writer and in a wine bar. This sparked their interest in the subject of wine, which led to their studies and graduation with WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) in London. She then worked in various sales and marketing positions in the wine industry for 12 years. In 2002 Lisa Perrotti-Brown moved to Tokyo ( Japan ), where she worked for the "Academie du Vin". She visited many Japanese and other Asian wine-growing regions and dealt intensively with the topics of viticulture in order to improve the quality of local grape varieties. In 2008 she moved to Singapore, where after 5 years of study she moved to Singapore Master of Wine graduated. In 2013 she took over as editor-in-chief of the US wine critic Robert Parker founded "Wine Advocate". She is considered one of the most influential women in the wine world.