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.
Innovations in Portugal’s Douro Valley are lifting quality across the country
France’s Loire Valley offers an array of styles defined by their terroir
The mailman cometh, plus a star sommelier is arrested for arson and damaging floods hit …
Jon Bon Jovi makes the world better with music, charity and wine
Vintners across Spain are reclaiming the distinctive character of the country’s wines
Caleb Ganzer, wine director and co-owner of La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, allegedly …
The two Sonoma County wineries lose their homes and remembering wine visionaries Jim …
New reviews of fresh and affordable pink wines from Southern France, up to 91 points