Gillian Sciaretta

Gillian Sciaretta

Associate Editor, New York
Tasting Beats: Spain, 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.

8 Exciting Spanish Sparklers Under $27
Tasting Reports

8 Exciting Spanish Sparklers Under $27

New reviews of impressive Cavas and rosé bubbly from Spain, up to 90 points

Apr 29, 2021
10 Delicious Spanish Whites for $24 or Less
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10 Delicious Spanish Whites for $24 or Less

New reviews of impressive Albariño, Verdejo, Grenache Blanc and more up to 90 points

Apr 8, 2021
Faiveley Buys Stake in Williams Selyem
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Faiveley Buys Stake in Williams Selyem

A business deal between the two Pinot Noir powerhouses; plus Wine Spectator Scholarship …

Apr 30, 2021
8 Thrilling Rioja Values Up to 90 Points
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8 Thrilling Rioja Values Up to 90 Points

New reviews of Tempranillos and more from the top Spanish region, all priced under $20

Mar 4, 2021
8 Southern French Wines for $20 or Less
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8 Southern French Wines for $20 or Less

New reviews of Syrah-based reds, Grenache Blanc blends and more from Languedoc-Roussillon, …

Feb 25, 2021
Vall Llach's Cellar Roof Collapses Under Record Snow in Spain, Jeopardizing 3 Vintages of Wine
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Vall Llach's Cellar Roof Collapses Under Record Snow in Spain, Jeopardizing 3 Vintages of Wine

Two feet of snow fell on Priorat; owners have not been able to enter the building and see …

Jan 13, 2021
Gamay Time
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Gamay Time

The indigenous grape of Beaujolais makes charming, expressive reds

Dec 31, 2020
Cameron Diaz’s Avaline Adds Bubbles
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Cameron Diaz’s Avaline Adds Bubbles

Spain's Raventós i Blanc is making the organically grown and vegan-friendly wine brand's …

Dec 22, 2020
9 Global Cabernets for $25 or Less
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9 Global Cabernets for $25 or Less

Jump into winter with these new reviews of diverse Cabernet Sauvignons from California, …

Dec 21, 2020