Mitch Frank

Mitch Frank

News Editor

About

Mitch Frank joined Wine Spectator as associate editor in 2005 and serves as news editor for the magazine and WineSpectator.com.

Frank previously worked at Time magazine, where he covered American politics and global affairs. He has published two books for teenage readers: Understanding September 11th and Understanding the Holy Land. Since 2010, he and his family have lived in New Orleans. When he's not tasting wine, Mitch loves great food, great music, and watching the New York Mets break his heart.

College Admissions Scandal Hits California Wine Industry
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College Admissions Scandal Hits California Wine Industry

Agustin Francisco Huneeus vacated his position as CEO of California's Huneeus Vintners …

Jun 30, 2019
Wine Giants Strike $1.7 Billion Deal
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Wine Giants Strike $1.7 Billion Deal

In the biggest wine-industry sale of the year, valued at $1.7 billion, E. & J. Gallo …

Jun 30, 2019
In Memoriam: John Shafer; Gianfranco Soldera
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In Memoriam: John Shafer; Gianfranco Soldera

A look back on the lives of Napa winemaker John Shafer and Tuscan vintner Gianfranco …

Jun 15, 2019
Sparklers Steam Ahead

Sparklers Steam Ahead

Sparkling wine, from Champagne to Prosecco to Cava, is booming in popularity. Why? It …

Jun 15, 2019
No Charlie Brown, Wine Is Not as Dangerous as Cigarettes
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No Charlie Brown, Wine Is Not as Dangerous as Cigarettes

A study comparing alcohol consumption with smoking is nothing but truthiness disguised as …

Apr 30, 2019
College Admissions Bribery Scandal Hits California Wine Industry
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College Admissions Bribery Scandal Hits California Wine Industry

Agustin Huneeus Jr. has stepped down as CEO of Huneeus Vintners as he stands accused of …

Apr 8, 2019
Copper Crackdown Vexes Vintners

Copper Crackdown Vexes Vintners

The E.U. is creating new limits on the use of copper compounds, with the long-term goal of …

May 31, 2019
Gianfranco Soldera, Dedicated and Outspoken Brunello Winemaker, Dies at 82
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Gianfranco Soldera, Dedicated and Outspoken Brunello Winemaker, Dies at 82

The owner of Tuscany’s Case Basse winery suffered a heart attack while driving

Feb 18, 2019
Former Apple Execs Buy Napa's Brand Winery
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Former Apple Execs Buy Napa's Brand Winery

Jim Bean and Christine O'Sullivan have purchased the Brand winery in Napa Valley.

Mar 31, 2019

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