Emma Balter

Emma Balter

Associate Editor

About

Emma Balter joined Wine Spectator in 2012 and was promoted to WineSpectator.com associate editor in 2019.

She grew up in Paris, getting an early taste for good food and wine. Her publishing career began in England, as the lifestyle editor for the student newspaper at Newcastle University, where she studied English lit and journalism. Balter’s responsibilities include news reporting, travel coverage, Tasting Highlights and the Insider and Sips & Tips newsletters. She is currently in training to become an official taster, and lives in Brooklyn with her cat, Chenin.

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