Aaron Romano

Associate Tasting Coordinator, Napa

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.

Opening Night During a Pandemic
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Opening Night During a Pandemic

At a time when the hospitality industry is facing an unprecedented crisis, some restaurateu…

Oct 20, 2020
Modern Craftsman
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Modern Craftsman

Dan Petroski works to revitalize Napa's Larkmead and refine his own Massican label

Oct 31, 2020
13 Diverse Sonoma Values for $40 or Less
Tasting Reports

13 Diverse Sonoma Values for $40 or Less

New reviews of Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel from Russian River Valley, …

Oct 19, 2020
A Vintage Lost?
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A Vintage Lost?

As the Glass fire moves away, Napa and Sonoma winemakers are assessing damage to grapes and …

Oct 8, 2020
Second Acts
Tasting Reports

Second Acts

Five new ventures from established winemakers

Oct 15, 2020
A Trail of Charred Vines and Broken Dreams: Napa Vintners Assess Damage as Glass Fire Continues to Threaten Wineries
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A Trail of Charred Vines and Broken Dreams: Napa Vintners Assess Damage as Glass Fire Continues to Threaten Wineries

The danger remains high in the northern valley as firefighters try to begin to contain the …

Sep 30, 2020
Meadowood Resort, Newton, Burgess and Behrens Among Napa Wildfire’s Many Victims
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Meadowood Resort, Newton, Burgess and Behrens Among Napa Wildfire’s Many Victims

The Glass Incident fires have consumed more than 42,500 acres, with historic wineries and …

Sep 28, 2020
12 Exciting California Cabernets for $40 or Less
Tasting Reports

12 Exciting California Cabernets for $40 or Less

New reviews of affordable Cabernet Sauvignons from Napa, Sonoma and Carneros, up to 90 …

Sep 28, 2020
Fast-Moving Wildfires Erupt in Napa, Spread to Sonoma, Striking Another Blow to 2020 Harvest
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Fast-Moving Wildfires Erupt in Napa, Spread to Sonoma, Striking Another Blow to 2020 Harvest

St. Helena's Château Boswell has burned and Hourglass and Tuck Beckstoffer are among the …

Sep 27, 2020

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