Dan Bolton edits STiR Tea & Coffee (www.stir-tea-coffee.com) and the weekly World Tea News (www.worldteanews.com). In 2015 he founded Tea Journey magazine, a digital consumer publication for tea enthusiasts (www.teajourney.pub). He is the former editor and publisher of Tea Magazine (www.teamag.com) and a former publisher of World Tea News, an online resource for the global tea community. Dan is a beverage retail consultant and a frequent speaker at tea and coffee conferences worldwide. His work has appeared in many beverage publications including Specialty Coffee Retailer, Cheers, Fresh Cup, CoffeeTalk and the SCAA Chronicle.
Since 1995 Dan has led six magazine ventures. His introduction to the food and beverage industry came as CEO of California Beverage Publications, publisher of Patterson’s Beverage Journal and the Beverage Bulletin. Dan launched the Certified Organic Food Directory in 2003 and Natural Food magazine in May 2005. In 2007 Dan joined M2Media360 as Natural Food Network’s editor-in-chief. The following year he was also named editor-in-chief of Specialty Coffee Retailer. He is the former publisher of LA411, NY411, Animation Magazine and the founding editor of Below the Line, a Hollywood magazine for film and video production crew. Dan was a newspaper reporter and editor in California for 20 years prior to the start of his magazine career. He has four grown children and resides in Winnipeg, Canada with his wife, Susan. www.linkedin.com/in/MysticMedia