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.

Ripple Effect
Tasting Reports

Ripple Effect

Innovations in Portugal’s Douro Valley are lifting quality across the country

Nov 30, 2021
A River Runs Through It
Tasting Reports

A River Runs Through It

France’s Loire Valley offers an array of styles defined by their terroir

Nov 15, 2021
Could You Order Wine by U.S. Mail Soon?
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Could You Order Wine by U.S. Mail Soon?

The mailman cometh, plus a star sommelier is arrested for arson and damaging floods hit …

Oct 31, 2021
It’s His Life
People

It’s His Life

Jon Bon Jovi makes the world better with music, charity and wine

Oct 31, 2021
Spanish Revival
Tasting Reports

Spanish Revival

Vintners across Spain are reclaiming the distinctive character of the country’s wines

Oct 15, 2021
New York Star Sommelier Arrested and Accused of Arson
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New York Star Sommelier Arrested and Accused of Arson

Caleb Ganzer, wine director and co-owner of La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, allegedly …

Jul 29, 2021
Sonoma’s Sebastiani and Clos du Bois Wineries Shuttered
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Sonoma’s Sebastiani and Clos du Bois Wineries Shuttered

The two Sonoma County wineries lose their homes and remembering wine visionaries Jim …

Aug 31, 2021
9 Refreshing Provence Rosés for $28 or Less
Tasting Reports

9 Refreshing Provence Rosés for $28 or Less

New reviews of fresh and affordable pink wines from Southern France, up to 91 points

Jul 8, 2021
France’s Southern Frontier
Tasting Reports

France’s Southern Frontier

The diverse terroirs of Languedoc and Roussillon deliver a range of exciting values

Aug 31, 2021