Aaron Romano

Associate Tasting Coordinator, Napa

About

Aaron Romano joined Wine Spectator’s Napa tasting department in 2012 and was promoted to associate tasting coordinator in 2017.

Romano grew up in Healdsburg, Calif., during the town's emergence as a food-and-wine destination. Inspired by the culture, he worked at numerous Sonoma County wineries and restaurants while studying English and non-fiction creative writing at Sonoma State University. He continues to call Northern California home, now with his wife and two children.

12 Diverse and Delightful Sonoma Wines
Tasting Reports

12 Diverse and Delightful Sonoma Wines

New reviews of California Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and …

Jul 26, 2021
Exclusive: Randall Grahm Joins Forces with Gallo for a New Wine Project
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Exclusive: Randall Grahm Joins Forces with Gallo for a New Wine Project

The new brand—The Language of Yes—combines Grahm’s penchant for Rhône grape varieties with …

Jul 21, 2021
Is Canned Wine Growing Up?
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Is Canned Wine Growing Up?

Sales continue to surge as winemakers put better, more interesting wines in cans. Plus, get …

Jul 15, 2021
Elizabeth Banks Liked the Wine So Much, She Bought (Half) the Company …
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Elizabeth Banks Liked the Wine So Much, She Bought (Half) the Company …

When the Emmy-nominated film and TV star discovered Archer Roose wines, she saw opportunity …

Jul 15, 2021
10 Stunning West Coast White Wines at 90+ Points
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10 Stunning West Coast White Wines at 90+ Points

New reviews of outstanding Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and more from California…

Jul 12, 2021
Unfiltered: Sanctuary Vineyards and More
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Unfiltered: Sanctuary Vineyards and More

Sonoma’s Jordan winery supports western monarchs, native bees and other pollinators

Jun 22, 2021
13 Dazzling Sonoma Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points
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13 Dazzling Sonoma Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points

New reviews of outstanding California Pinot Noir from Sonoma Coast, Russian River Valley …

Jun 21, 2021
Oregon's Evenstad Estates Buys Burgundy Domaine and Vineyards
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Oregon's Evenstad Estates Buys Burgundy Domaine and Vineyards

The owners of Domaine Serene are adding 15 acres in the Côte de Nuits to their growing …

Jun 18, 2021
12 Exciting Napa and Sonoma Cabernets for $50 or Less
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12 Exciting Napa and Sonoma Cabernets for $50 or Less

New reviews of delectable Cabernet Sauvignon from both well-known and newer California …

Jun 14, 2021