Dana Nigro

Dana Nigro

Senior Editor; Managing Editor, WineSpectator.com

About

Dana Nigro joined WineSpectator.com in 1998 as news editor, and was promoted to Wine Spectator senior editor in 2005 and WineSpectator.com managing editor in 2006.

After graduating with a degree in communications from Cornell University, where she fell in love with wine during the School of Hotel Administration's introductory wine course and visits to Finger Lakes wineries, she worked as a reporter and editor for a local newspaper group and travel industry magazines.

In addition to overseeing the editorial content for WineSpectator.com, Wine Spectator’s social media platforms and our apps, she continues to write for the magazine and website, covering environmental issues related to the wine industry, from sustainable farming methods to energy-efficient wineries to climate change. She and her family live in New Jersey.

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