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.

French Wine Could Be the Latest Trade War Target
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French Wine Could Be the Latest Trade War Target

The White House has threatened tariffs on wine in response to a French tax on big technolog…

Jul 29, 2019
What the Supreme Court Said—and Didn’t Say—About Wine
Opinion

What the Supreme Court Said—and Didn’t Say—About Wine

Four new lawsuits show that the battle to give wine consumers true freedom of choice has …

Jul 22, 2019
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse Downtown Houston
Restaurants

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse Downtown Houston

A deep cellar supports a menu of classic favorites in Texas

Aug 31, 2019
Mastro’s Steakhouse at the Post Oak Hotel
Restaurants

Mastro’s Steakhouse at the Post Oak Hotel

A monumental wine list with a side of steak in Houston

Aug 31, 2019
Georg Riedel to Receive <em>Wine Spectator</em>’s Distinguished Service Award
News in Print

Georg Riedel to Receive Wine Spectator’s Distinguished Service Award

George Riedel, whose glassmaking firm has pioneered advancements in wineglass technology, …

Jul 31, 2019
Napa Vintner Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal
News

Napa Vintner Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

Facing jail time, Agustin F. Huneeus apologized to "students who work hard to get into …

May 23, 2019
Chef Slade Rushing Leaves New Orleans' Brennan's Restaurant
News

Chef Slade Rushing Leaves New Orleans' Brennan's Restaurant

The chef joined the institution at a pivotal point. Now he's pursuing other opportunities

May 23, 2019
College Admissions Scandal Hits California Wine Industry
News in Print

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
News in Print

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

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