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.

Jackson Family Pushes for Greater Action on Climate Change and Sustainability
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Jackson Family Pushes for Greater Action on Climate Change and Sustainability

California-based wine giant sets itself ambitious environmental goals for 2030 and urges …

Aug 25, 2021
Green Teams

Green Teams

Winegrowers band together to address environmental challenges and ensure long-term success

Apr 30, 2021
The Top Stories of 2020
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The Top Stories of 2020

In a year many are eager to forget, our most-read articles reflected the times—covering the …

Dec 31, 2020
Court of Master Sommeliers Chairman Steps Down, Group to Restructure After Outcry over Sexual Harassment
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Court of Master Sommeliers Chairman Steps Down, Group to Restructure After Outcry over Sexual Harassment

Sommelier community in turmoil amid complaints of a toxic culture at the highest levels; …

Nov 6, 2020
Surviving Climate Change: Replanting Wine Regions to Different Varieties May Be Key, Study Finds
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Surviving Climate Change: Replanting Wine Regions to Different Varieties May Be Key, Study Finds

Portuguese grapes in Bordeaux? Mourvèdre in Mendocino? Diversifying vineyards around the …

Jan 31, 2020
6 Gifts for the Holiday Table
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6 Gifts for the Holiday Table

Wine is best appreciated in a social setting. Treat your favorite wine lover—or yourself—to …

Dec 10, 2019
2019 NYWE: Wine Stars
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2019 NYWE: Wine Stars

Winemakers from across the world spoke about their experiences at the vanguard of the …

Dec 31, 2019
Wine Star: Adrian Bridge
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Wine Star: Adrian Bridge

The head of the historic Fladgate Partnership poured a pair of 25-year-old, 100-point …

Oct 31, 2019
Tasting the Top 10 Wines of 2017

Tasting the Top 10 Wines of 2017

A tour de force showing of what really matters in wine

Oct 25, 2018