Shawn Zylberberg

Assistant Editor, New York

About

Shawn Zylberberg joined Wine Spectator in 2019 and was promoted to assistant editor in 2020. 

He was born and raised in Boca Raton, Fla., and earned a degree in communication from The Ohio State University. His passion for wine started in the restaurant scene of New York, working late nights with experienced sommeliers before moving on to Wine Spectator. He enjoys a glass of Argentinean Malbec to celebrate his family's South American heritage.

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May 11, 2021
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The 16th annual northwest Florida auction marked a new beginning for in-person events while …

May 4, 2021
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The Golden Globe-winning actor and Washington vintner talks about growing up in an …

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Pétrus in Space: A Comparative Tasting of Terrestrial and Interstellar Bordeaux

The results of NASA's first space wine mission were uncorked in France

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I will be visiting high-elevation vineyards in Argentina. Will alcohol affect me differently at high altitude?

Most of the world’s vineyards sit well below concerning altitudes, but reduced oxygen …

Apr 28, 2021
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The award-winning actor and Santa Barbara vintner talks about his film career, falling in …

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A study from the Catena Institute of Wine finds chemical evidence that the soils in which a …

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