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Lauren Mowery

Lauren Mowery serves on Decanter Magazine’s 12-strong US editorial team. Before joining Decanter, she spent five years as the travel editor at Wine Enthusiast. Mowery has earned accolades for her writing and photography, having contributed travel, drinks, food, and sustainability content to publications like Forbes, Saveur, Hemispheres, U.S. News & World Report, SCUBA Diving, Plate, Chef & Restaurant, Hotels Above Par, AAA,, Lonely Planet, USA Today, Men’s Journal, and Time Out, among others. Pursuing her Master of Wine certification, she has also been a regular wine and spirits writer for Tasting Panel, Somm Journal, VinePair, Punch, and SevenFifty Daily. Mowery is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Fordham Law School. She completed two wine harvests in South Africa. Today, she spends nearly six months of the year on the road, uncovering new wines, travel experiences, and scuba diving sites.

Exploring Sardinia’s Wine and Diving Scene

A guide to the best dive sites, hotels, wines and wineries on the Italian island of Sardinia.

Scuba Diving and Wine: An Unexpected Pairing in Mallorca

A guide to the dive sites, hotels, wines and wineries of Mallorca, Spain. 

Fiji After Dark: One Diver’s Journey Into Night Diving

How one woman discovered an inky universe and faced her fears during an advanced open-water certification off Vomo Island, Fiji.

How Returning to Diving is Helping Me Handle My Climate Grief

Watching the underwater world suffer pushed a diver away from the water—but now scuba might be just what she needs to handle that very sadness.