Stefani Jackenthal is an adventure travel & wine journalist, owner of NTS Wine Tasting LLC and elite endurance athlete who has competed and reported from around the world. 'Detox to Retox!' is Stefani’s lifestyle and journalistic niche.
Known as the “Wine Whisperer,” Stefani’s NTS Wine Tasting company crafts custom corporate and private wine tastings and wine dinners, writes restaurant wine lists and teaches educational wine classes at 92Y (92Y.org).
Stefani blends her passions and shares her sporty, sipping adventures in stories about fun, delicious active travel and culinary destinations. She has contributed to The New York Times, New York Post, Wine Enthusiast, HuffPost, Outside, NPR and beyond. She is a frequent storyteller for Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at Museum” and “Mysteries at the Monument.”
A Jackenthal of all sports, Stefani is a former All American triathlete, nationally ranked road cyclist and international champion ultrarunner. In July 2018, she will compete in Ironman Lake Placid, Lake Placid, NY, aiming to qualify for the Hawaii Ironman Championships in Kona, HI, which she raced in 2000. Stefani regularly surfski kayaks and SUPs on the Hudson River, in NYC where she lives.