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.

SPECIAL REPORT: COVID-19: Pandemic Changes U.S. Wine Market
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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
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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
Tariffs on European Wines Never Went Away—the Trump Administration Begins a Review of the Duties this Week
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Tariffs on European Wines Never Went Away—the Trump Administration Begins a Review of the Duties this Week

The U.S. and European Union are no closer to an agreement on airplane manufacturers, …

Jun 24, 2020
Updated: Pichon Lalande and Smith-Haut-Lafite Release 2019 Futures as Campaign Approaches Conclusion
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Updated: Pichon Lalande and Smith-Haut-Lafite Release 2019 Futures as Campaign Approaches Conclusion

Some elite estates are releasing their 2019 futures at a 30 percent discount over last …

May 29, 2020
Caymus Winery Owner Chuck Wagner Sues California over Tasting Room Closures
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Caymus Winery Owner Chuck Wagner Sues California over Tasting Room Closures

Napa veteran calls it unfair that wineries serving food can open tasting rooms while …

May 28, 2020
Dine In? Take Out? America Is Having the Wrong Pandemic Debate
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Dine In? Take Out? America Is Having the Wrong Pandemic Debate

Whether you believe it's time to reopen the economy or not, diners aren't rushing back to …

May 22, 2020
In Memoriam: Michael Broadbent, Father of Modern Wine Auctions
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In Memoriam: Michael Broadbent, Father of Modern Wine Auctions

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

Jun 30, 2020
SPECIAL REPORT: COVID-19: Wine in a Time of Pandemic
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SPECIAL REPORT: COVID-19: Wine in a Time of Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has sent shockwaves through the wine industry, wiping out …

Jun 30, 2020
News Analysis: Federal Court Blocks Wine Stores from Shipping into Michigan
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News Analysis: Federal Court Blocks Wine Stores from Shipping into Michigan

Direct-shipping advocates see the case as a temporary roadblock on the path to legalizing …

May 1, 2020

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