Ben Lasman

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Ben Lasman joined Wine Spectator in 2012 and was promoted to copy editor in 2015.

He grew up in Massachusetts and graduated from Yale University with a degree in English. He worked as a local news reporter in Connecticut before moving to New York, and currently covers wine cellars and collecting for Wine Spectator.

Collector Q&A: Piyush Patel, Oklahoma City

Collector Q&A: Piyush Patel, Oklahoma City

This tech executive–turned-vintner wanted a personal cellar that could hold half-bottles as …

Sep 30, 2020
Collector Q&A: Mike McCurdie, Denver

Collector Q&A: Mike McCurdie, Denver

Redoing his home gave this collector a chance to build a room around his shared activities …

Sep 30, 2020
Collector Q&A: Jacqueline and Greg Monteferrario, New Jersey

Collector Q&A: Jacqueline and Greg Monteferrario, New Jersey

For their California-focused collection, the couple didn't want a traditional wine cellar. …

Sep 30, 2020
Collector Q&A: Pierre-Luc and Vanessa Charlebois, Montréal

Collector Q&A: Pierre-Luc and Vanessa Charlebois, Montréal

To house their collection of about 1,000 bottles, focused on France and Italy, the Canadian …

Sep 30, 2020
The Art of the Cellar

The Art of the Cellar

Balancing form and function, modern collectors are commissioning showpiece safe havens for …

Sep 30, 2020
Auctions: Paddles Up
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Auctions: Paddles Up

The auction market offers old, rare and ready-to-drink bottles, with ample bargains in the …

Feb 29, 2020
2019 NYWE: Château de Beaucastel
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2019 NYWE: Château de Beaucastel

The first family of Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Dec 31, 2019
The First Family of Châteauneuf-du-Pape
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The First Family of Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Château de Beaucastel’s Marc Perrin shares four classic-rated vintages, including a …

Oct 22, 2019
Best-Laid Plans

Best-Laid Plans

St. Louis collectors Eric and Kelli Schaefer build a cellar for the ages

Dec 15, 2019

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