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.

Bordeaux Begins the 2021 Futures Campaign in Challenging Times: En Primeur Prices and Analysis
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Bordeaux Begins the 2021 Futures Campaign in Challenging Times: En Primeur Prices and Analysis

Facing a rough growing season and unsettled economies, leading wineries are taking a …

May 20, 2022
Prince Robert de Luxembourg Auctions Wines Straight from Haut-Brion's Cellars for a Cause Close to Home
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Prince Robert de Luxembourg Auctions Wines Straight from Haut-Brion's Cellars for a Cause Close to Home

The Sotheby's sale of rare collectibles—Haut-Brion, La Mission Haut-Brion and other top …

May 18, 2022
Jack Cakebread, Photographer Turned Napa Vintner, Dies at 92
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Jack Cakebread, Photographer Turned Napa Vintner, Dies at 92

The owner of an auto repair shop and a freelance photographer, Cakebread found a second …

May 1, 2022
Brad Pitt Sues Angelina Jolie Over Château Miraval
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Brad Pitt Sues Angelina Jolie Over Château Miraval

Plus, EU rejects new health warnings on alcohol and Léoville Barton owner Anthony Barton …

May 31, 2022
Study Suggests Red Wine Reduces COVID-19 Infection Rates
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Study Suggests Red Wine Reduces COVID-19 Infection Rates

Red wine is linked to lowered risk of infection, plus researchers find a reason for hope in …

Apr 30, 2022
Wine To Go Could Come Back to New York State Permanently
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Wine To Go Could Come Back to New York State Permanently

An update on the battle between restaurants and wine retailers, plus remembering Philippe …

Apr 30, 2022
No, Your Wine Is Not Packed with Sugar
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No, Your Wine Is Not Packed with Sugar

A U.K. anti-alcohol group cries out that wine is full of sugar and calories, but their …

Mar 1, 2022
It’s Time for Wine to Wake Up
Opinion

It’s Time for Wine to Wake Up

Where are affordable wines geared toward younger consumers? Most wineries aren't making them

Feb 4, 2022
Rethinking Hefty Bottles
Opinion

Rethinking Hefty Bottles

In the past 40 years, the average wine bottle has doubled in weight, but that's not better …

Feb 28, 2022