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.

In Memoriam: Anthony Terlato, 1934–2020
News in Print

In Memoriam: Anthony Terlato, 1934–2020

From working in his father's retail store to building a leading wine distribution and …

Sep 30, 2020
Tom Seaver, Hall of Fame Pitcher and Napa Vintner, Dies at 75
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Tom Seaver, Hall of Fame Pitcher and Napa Vintner, Dies at 75

The strikeout king known as Tom Terrific spent his retirement years farming Cabernet …

Sep 2, 2020
Binge Drinking Is Bad. So Why Is the U.S. Government Targeting Moderate Wine Consumption?
Opinion

Binge Drinking Is Bad. So Why Is the U.S. Government Targeting Moderate Wine Consumption?

Discouraging people from healthy drinking habits is not the solution for stopping alcohol …

Aug 19, 2020
Pro Golfer Cristie Kerr Has a New Partner in Her Winery: Constellation Brands
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Pro Golfer Cristie Kerr Has a New Partner in Her Winery: Constellation Brands

One of the world's largest alcohol companies has taken a minority stake in Kerr Cellars, …

Aug 13, 2020
No Relief for U.S. Wine Consumers—Trump Administration Keeps Tariffs on European Wines in Place
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No Relief for U.S. Wine Consumers—Trump Administration Keeps Tariffs on European Wines in Place

Trade Representative says 25 percent duties will remain in place for most French, Spanish …

Aug 13, 2020
U.S. Dietary Guidelines Panel Takes Aim at Moderate Wine Drinkers
News

U.S. Dietary Guidelines Panel Takes Aim at Moderate Wine Drinkers

Proposed new guidelines would cut recommended daily limit of alcohol consumption for …

Aug 5, 2020
U.S. Wine Industry Dodges One Tariff Bullet, Still Faces Another
News

U.S. Wine Industry Dodges One Tariff Bullet, Still Faces Another

The Trump administration will not impose tariffs on French bubbly, but is actively …

Jul 15, 2020
SPECIAL REPORT: COVID-19: Pandemic Changes U.S. Wine Market
News in Print

SPECIAL REPORT: COVID-19: Pandemic Changes U.S. Wine Market

The COVID-19 pandemic is radically upending the U.S. wine industry, impacting how consumers …

Aug 31, 2020
Tony Terlato, a Giant in the U.S. Wine Industry, Dies at 86
News

Tony Terlato, a Giant in the U.S. Wine Industry, Dies at 86

From working in his dad's retail store to building a leading wine distribution and import …

Jun 29, 2020

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