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.

Quality Climb: 2019 in Perspective
News in Print

Quality Climb: 2019 in Perspective

Our comprehensive overview of wines reviewed in 2019 turns up several key trends concerning …

Feb 29, 2020
EU Wine Faces Threat of 100% Tariffs
News in Print

EU Wine Faces Threat of 100% Tariffs

As President Trump's trade war heats up, European wines may face a daunting price hike.

Feb 29, 2020
Wine vs. Big Tech in Government Hearings over Tariffs on French Bubbly
News

Wine vs. Big Tech in Government Hearings over Tariffs on French Bubbly

Two days of public testimony saw tech giants argue that France needs to be punished, while …

Jan 10, 2020
What Would 100 Percent Tariffs Mean for You?
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What Would 100 Percent Tariffs Mean for You?

Prices would go up, but vintners and industry analysts say the bigger threat is that many …

Jan 7, 2020
Trump Administration Considers 100 Percent Tariffs on All European Wines
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Trump Administration Considers 100 Percent Tariffs on All European Wines

The U.S. Trade Representative has proposed increased tariffs on all European Union wines as …

Dec 11, 2019
Who Suffers from Tariffs on Wine? You Do
Opinion

Who Suffers from Tariffs on Wine? You Do

Wine is increasingly becoming collateral damage in trade fights between the U.S., the E.U. …

Dec 5, 2019
Will France Go Dry for January? Macron Says No
News

Will France Go Dry for January? Macron Says No

The French president weighs in after health agencies consider the idea. But is a month off …

Nov 27, 2019
Fires Return But Sonoma Averts Crisis
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Fires Return But Sonoma Averts Crisis

Sonoma vintners weathered another challenging fire season in 2019, but the community's …

Dec 31, 2019
2019 NYWE: Grand Award Banquet: Raising a Glass to Wine and Friendship

2019 NYWE: Grand Award Banquet: Raising a Glass to Wine and Friendship

Wine Spectator closes out the Wine Experience with a recognition of the world’s greatest …

Dec 31, 2019

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