Gillian Sciaretta

Gillian Sciaretta

Associate Editor
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.

Field Blend Fever
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Field Blend Fever

The old vines of Portugal's Douro Valley yield exceptional reds and whites

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Wine Talk: Sebastian Maniscalco Stays Thirsty

The comedian credits a man nicknamed "the Grape Ape" with teaching him about wine

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Exclusive: Aspen's the Little Nell Names New Wine Director

Head sommelier Chris Dunaway is getting promoted at the luxury resort's Grand Award–winning …

Apr 10, 2019
Sebastian Maniscalco Stays Thirsty

Sebastian Maniscalco Stays Thirsty

The comedian credits a man nicknamed ‘the Grape Ape’ with teaching him about wine

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A Day in the Life: Chris Cannon Remakes a New Jersey Landmark—and Himself

A onetime hotshot Manhattan restaurateur, the owner of Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen …

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Switzerland's Secrets

Switzerland offers a treasure trove of discoveries for wine lovers. And though finding …

Feb 28, 2019
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Wines from this expansive region are scaling new heights of quality

Dec 31, 2018
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2018 Beaujolais Nouveau: Bright Gamays Shine

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