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.

Michael Broadbent, Father of Modern Wine Auctions, Dies at 92
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Michael Broadbent, Father of Modern Wine Auctions, Dies at 92

The longtime head of Christie's wine department inspired a love for rare, old wines with …

Mar 18, 2020
Updated: The Week the Restaurants Closed
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Updated: The Week the Restaurants Closed

The coronavirus pandemic has forced restaurants to shutter and lay off employees. But chefs …

Mar 18, 2020
Updated: France and Spain Shut Down, Washington and California Wineries Close Tasting Rooms as Coronavirus Spreads
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Updated: France and Spain Shut Down, Washington and California Wineries Close Tasting Rooms as Coronavirus Spreads

As COVID-19 cases exponentially increase in the U.S. and Western Europe, leaders impose …

Mar 16, 2020
Keep Calm, Socially Distance and Have Some Wine
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Keep Calm, Socially Distance and Have Some Wine

Does it suck that March Madness has been scrapped for March Chaos? Yes. But being smart, …

Mar 13, 2020
Updated: Coronavirus Continues to Challenge Dining and Travel Industries
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Updated: Coronavirus Continues to Challenge Dining and Travel Industries

COVID-19–related travel and event cancellations are hitting restaurants around the world; …

Mar 10, 2020
EU Wines Spared 100% Tariffs
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EU Wines Spared 100% Tariffs

The Trump administration sent wine consumers a decidedly mixed Valentine today. In the …

Apr 30, 2020
White House Spares European Wines from 100 Percent Tariffs for Now; 25 Percent Duties Remain in Place
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White House Spares European Wines from 100 Percent Tariffs for Now; 25 Percent Duties Remain in Place

After reviewing the tariffs in the Airbus fight, the U.S. Trade Rep has raised duties on …

Feb 14, 2020
Dry January Is B.S. How About Moderation March?
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Dry January Is B.S. How About Moderation March?

It’s healthy to assess your relationship with alcohol. But healthy relationships last …

Jan 24, 2020
White House Holds Off on French Sparkling Wine Tariffs for Now, French Officials Say
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White House Holds Off on French Sparkling Wine Tariffs for Now, French Officials Say

Trade dispute stems from France's tax on tech firms; larger fight over airplane subsidies …

Jan 21, 2020

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