Moira Peters grew up in Margaree, Nova Scotia. She cut her teeth on the New York wine industry, receiving Captain Sommelier certification on Long Island from the Sommelier Society of America in 2007. Upon moving back to Nova Scotia, she started Unwined, a wine workshop and tasting party business. She began writing with grassroots news network The Media Co-op, and now writes Glass Act, a weekend wine column with The Chronicle Herald. She currently lives, writes, and tends chickens in Maitland, Nova Scotia.