Aaron Romano

assistant tasting coordinator

About

Aaron Romano joined Wine Spectator’s Napa tasting department in 2012 and was promoted to associate tasting coordinator in 2017.

Romano grew up in Healdsburg, Calif., during the town's emergence as a food-and-wine destination. Inspired by the culture, he worked at numerous Sonoma County wineries and restaurants while studying English and non-fiction creative writing at Sonoma State University. He continues to call Northern California home, now with his wife and two children.

California’s Rhys Vineyards Agrees to Pay $3.76 Million for Damage to Mendocino Watershed
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California’s Rhys Vineyards Agrees to Pay $3.76 Million for Damage to Mendocino Watershed

State regulators say the winery, founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Kevin Harvey, …

Aug 6, 2019
Big Bottles Don't Go Out of Style
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Big Bottles Don't Go Out of Style

The annual Bring Your Own Magnum Party, hosted by Wine Spectator in Yountville, Calif., …

Sep 30, 2019
8 West Coast Whites to Taste the Summer Rainbow
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8 West Coast Whites to Taste the Summer Rainbow

It's spotlight on California, Oregon and Washington with these new reviews, from Chardonnay …

Jul 22, 2019
9 Chardonnays from Up and Down California
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9 Chardonnays from Up and Down California

There's diversity in the Golden State's signature white grape, as these new reviews attest

Jun 24, 2019
9 Napa Cabernets that Deliver the Goods for Less
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9 Napa Cabernets that Deliver the Goods for Less

From $32 to $50, you won't find better quality for the price than these new reviews of …

Jun 17, 2019
Big Bottles Don't Go Out of Style: Wine Spectator's Bring Your Own Magnum Party
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Big Bottles Don't Go Out of Style: Wine Spectator's Bring Your Own Magnum Party

Northern California's wine industry came together for the 2019 large-format bash

May 31, 2019
College Admissions Scandal Hits California Wine Industry
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College Admissions Scandal Hits California Wine Industry

Agustin Francisco Huneeus vacated his position as CEO of California's Huneeus Vintners …

Jun 30, 2019
8 California Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points
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8 California Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points

These outstanding reds show the Golden State's diversity with the variety, from Sonoma to …

May 13, 2019
In Memoriam: John Shafer; Gianfranco Soldera
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In Memoriam: John Shafer; Gianfranco Soldera

A look back on the lives of Napa winemaker John Shafer and Tuscan vintner Gianfranco …

Jun 15, 2019

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