Wine Spectator is pleased to announce the promotion of Mitch Frank to senior editor. Plus, EPI Group, an investment and luxury goods company owned by Christopher Descours, has acquired Chianti Classico estate Isole & Olena.
The founder of Calera Wine Company, Josh Jensen chased what many considered an impossible dream—to make Burgundy-style Pinot Noir in California—and succeeded, becoming one of the state’s top Pinot Noir producers. The visionary and icon of the California wine industry died June 11 at his home. He was 78.
Read on for the news roundup in Wine Spectator's Sept. 30, 2022, issue.