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.

Bonterra Bets Big on Regenerative Farming with New Line of Eco-Friendly Wines
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Bonterra Bets Big on Regenerative Farming with New Line of Eco-Friendly Wines

The Mendocino-based winery has adopted regenerative organic farming on its 850 acres of …

Jan 25, 2023
Top Feature Stories and Tasting Reports of 2022

Top Feature Stories and Tasting Reports of 2022

With people eager to make up for two years of pandemic restrictions, our most-read articles …

Jan 17, 2023
Château Latour Owner Buys Majority Stake in Henriot
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Château Latour Owner Buys Majority Stake in Henriot

Plus, Wine Spectator crowns its video contest winner and remembers wine icon Fred Franzia

Dec 15, 2022
Jackson Family Wines Aims Big with New Plan
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Jackson Family Wines Aims Big with New Plan

In a new plan to help combat climate change, California-based Jackson Family Wines has …

Dec 15, 2021
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