Gillian Sciaretta

Gillian Sciaretta

Associate Editor, New York
Tasting Beats: France, Portugal, Israel

About

Gillian Sciaretta joined Wine Spectator’s New York tasting department in 2012 and was promoted to associate editor in 2018. She is lead taster for France’s Beaujolais, southwest France, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence regions, Portugal’s table wines, and Israel.

Born and raised in New Jersey, Sciaretta graduated from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration in 2007. After graduating, she worked as a sustainable real-estate consultant in New York, where she helped LEED-certify commercial buildings. Sciaretta has directed Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Awards program since 2013. She enjoys traveling, cooking, playing drums and hiking, and lives in Manhattan with her husband, Frank, and their three cats, Pinot, Brie and Croque Monsieur.

2019 NYWE: Tasting the 2018 Top 10

2019 NYWE: Tasting the 2018 Top 10

Winning vintners poured the Top 10 wines of 2018 for the audience at the 2019 New York Wine …

Dec 31, 2019
Come Hail or High Tariffs, 2019 Beaujolais Nouveau Arrives
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Come Hail or High Tariffs, 2019 Beaujolais Nouveau Arrives

12 wines reviewed reveal Gamays of classic character and charm

Nov 21, 2019
9 Great Values from Portugal
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9 Great Values from Portugal

Discover everything the country has to offer with these $20-or-less new reviews

Oct 28, 2019
Tasting the Top 10 Wines of 2018
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Tasting the Top 10 Wines of 2018

Kindred spirits and wines born of passion

Oct 25, 2019
The Distinctive Crus of Beaujolais
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The Distinctive Crus of Beaujolais

Amid changing tastes, the region’s fresh reds broaden their appeal

Nov 30, 2019
The Sky's the Limit
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The Sky's the Limit

In the Languedoc, vintners take advantage of flexible rules to explore diverse wines

Nov 15, 2019
9 Beaujolais Reds to Drink After Labor Day
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9 Beaujolais Reds to Drink After Labor Day

Just in case you wanted to stick to the rules, these light-bodied newly reviewed wines from …

Sep 5, 2019
8 Fruit-Forward Douro Wines
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8 Fruit-Forward Douro Wines

These newly reviewed reds and whites are a great start to discover what Portugal has to …

Aug 1, 2019
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