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.

U.S. Authorities Deport Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan
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U.S. Authorities Deport Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan

According to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the man known as Dr. Conti was flown to …

Apr 13, 2021
Home Wine Deliveries Keep on Truckin'
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Home Wine Deliveries Keep on Truckin'

Wineries got savvy to online marketing in 2020 during the pandemic. But will that last in …

May 31, 2021
Wine’s Power Forward
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Wine’s Power Forward

Carmelo Anthony is the driving force behind the NBA's passion for wine

May 31, 2021
A Tuscan Winery Vacation with Sting? Southern Glazer's and Wine Spectator Raise $1.6 Million for Pandemic-Impacted Restaurant Workers in Blockbuster Auction
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A Tuscan Winery Vacation with Sting? Southern Glazer's and Wine Spectator Raise $1.6 Million for Pandemic-Impacted Restaurant Workers in Blockbuster Auction

With the help of Zachy's, Guy Fieri, Dave Portnoy and a star-studded lineup of vintners, …

Apr 9, 2021
Red Wine Compound Offers Potential Treatment for Endometriosis
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Red Wine Compound Offers Potential Treatment for Endometriosis

A new study finds resveratrol could effectively help women suffering from the painful …

Mar 30, 2021
New COVID Relief Act Helps Restaurants and Wineries
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New COVID Relief Act Helps Restaurants and Wineries

The American Rescue Plan contains close to $30 billion for restaurants, bars and winery …

Mar 15, 2021
Steven Spurrier, Wine Educator and Enthusiast, Dies at 79
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Steven Spurrier, Wine Educator and Enthusiast, Dies at 79

The British champion of all things vinous was best-known for organizing the 1976 Judgment …

Mar 9, 2021
U.S. Government Pauses Tariffs on European Wines
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U.S. Government Pauses Tariffs on European Wines

The Biden administration has suspended the 25 percent duties while negotiations continue; …

Mar 5, 2021
Wine & Cheese May Help Bolster Cognitive Health
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Wine & Cheese May Help Bolster Cognitive Health

Plus, new federal dietary guidelines keep moderate wine drinking recommendations, while cha…

Mar 31, 2021