Kristen Bieler

Kristen Bieler

Senior Editor
France

About

Kristen Bieler joined Wine Spectator as a senior editor in 2021. An Arizona native, Kristen graduated from Cornell University with a degree in history, and moved to New York City to pursue a career in journalism. For the past two decades she has been writing professionally about wine, spirits and food, and has traveled to many wine regions around the world for her reporting. Prior to joining the Wine Spectator team, she was the editor in chief of SevenFifty Daily and Beverage Media Group, two leading trade publications for the wine and spirits industry.

She lives in New York City with her husband and their three children, and aside from wine, her passions include travel, theater, cooking, hiking in the mountains and long beach walks.

An Artistic Approach to Wine
News in Print

An Artistic Approach to Wine

Arthur Hon shares his creative perspective at New York's the Modern

Nov 30, 2022
Tony Parker Doubles Down in Southern France
News

Tony Parker Doubles Down in Southern France

The NBA star's newly purchased Rhône wine estate, Château St.-Laurent near Avignon, will …

Nov 30, 2022
Worth the Wait: Carmelo Anthony's 2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Debuts
Opinion

Worth the Wait: Carmelo Anthony's 2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Debuts

A first look at the NBA star’s late-release VII(N) The Seventh Estate Oath of Fidelity …

Nov 29, 2022
Tornado and Hail Hit Famed Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vineyard
News in Print

Tornado and Hail Hit Famed Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vineyard

Plus, the Spotted Lanternfly spreads across East Coast vineyards and remembering a Burgundy …

Nov 15, 2022
2022 Beaujolais Nouveau: A Banner Vintage
Tasting Reports

2022 Beaujolais Nouveau: A Banner Vintage

Gamay volumes are down for the second year in a row, but quality shines. Wine Spectator …

Nov 17, 2022
12 Shining Cru Beaujolais Up to 92 Points
Tasting Reports

12 Shining Cru Beaujolais Up to 92 Points

Don't miss out on these new reviews of Gamays from Moulin-à-Vent, Morgon, Juliénas, Fleurie …

Nov 17, 2022
8 Outstanding Southern Rhône Reds
Tasting Reports

8 Outstanding Southern Rhône Reds

Explore the Côtes du Rhône appellation and beyond with these new reviews of wines priced …

Nov 10, 2022
Despite Record Heat, Europeans Happy with Harvest
News

Despite Record Heat, Europeans Happy with Harvest

The 2022 growing season was far from dull, thanks to drought, wildfires and storms, but …

Nov 8, 2022
A Rare Pingus Trio
Tasting Reports

A Rare Pingus Trio

The founding winemaker of Spain’s famed cult winery shares three vintages of his coveted …

Nov 7, 2022