Cassia Schifter

associate tasting coordinator

About

Cassia Schifter joined Wine Spectator in 2015 and was promoted to associate tasting coordinator in 2019.

She is from Washington, D.C., and earned a degree in English from Amherst College. A former head cheesemonger for Murray's Cheese, she pivoted to the wine industry in 2013. Schifter is a regular contributor to WineSpectator.com's editorial content, producing Tasting Highlights and appearing in educational videos. She loves Popeye's, the Wizards, and lives in Tribeca with her dog, Puggsy Bogues.

How 5 Restaurants Survived and Thrived
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How 5 Restaurants Survived and Thrived

Beating the pandemic with ingenuity and perseverance

Aug 31, 2021
The Great Comeback
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The Great Comeback

America’s restaurants welcome back wine lovers

Aug 31, 2021
Wine Spectator Reveals 2021 Restaurant Award Winners
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Wine Spectator Reveals 2021 Restaurant Award Winners

More than 2,900 restaurants around the world earned Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards even …

Jun 28, 2021
2021 Grand Award Winner: Le Bernardin
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2021 Grand Award Winner: Le Bernardin

Serenity and seafood in New York City

Aug 31, 2021
3 Restaurants Win New Grand Awards in 2021
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3 Restaurants Win New Grand Awards in 2021

Wine Spectator recognizes dining destinations in New York, New Orleans and Sonoma with its …

Jun 24, 2021
Updated: Bordeaux Is Back And Prices Are Rising: 2020 Futures Prices and Analysis
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Updated: Bordeaux Is Back And Prices Are Rising: 2020 Futures Prices and Analysis

Mouton-Rothschild, Margaux, Haut-Brion, Palmer, Smith-Haut-Lafitte and other big names …

May 20, 2021
Wine and the City Dog
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Wine and the City Dog

Wine Spectator tasting department staffer and online video star Puggsy Bogues sheds light …

Mar 31, 2021
A Passionate Industry Forges Ahead
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A Passionate Industry Forges Ahead

This year’s award winners are in various states of operation as they await approval to …

Aug 31, 2020
Wine Spectator Reveals 2020 Restaurant Award Winners
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Wine Spectator Reveals 2020 Restaurant Award Winners

Magazine honors excellence in wine lists, recognizing programs in all 50 states and 80 …

Jun 25, 2020