Gillian Sciaretta

Gillian Sciaretta

Associate Editor, New York
Tasting Beats: Spain, France, Portugal, Israel

About

Gillian Sciaretta joined Wine Spectator’s New York tasting department in 2012 and was promoted to associate editor in 2018. She is lead taster for France’s Beaujolais, southwest France, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence regions, Portugal’s table wines, and Israel.

Born and raised in New Jersey, Sciaretta graduated from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration in 2007. After graduating, she worked as a sustainable real-estate consultant in New York, where she helped LEED-certify commercial buildings. Sciaretta has directed Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Awards program since 2013. She enjoys traveling, cooking, playing drums and hiking, and lives in Manhattan with her husband, Frank, and their three cats, Pinot, Brie and Croque Monsieur.

New York Star Sommelier Arrested and Accused of Arson
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New York Star Sommelier Arrested and Accused of Arson

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Jul 29, 2021
Sonoma’s Sebastiani and Clos du Bois Wineries Shuttered
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Sonoma’s Sebastiani and Clos du Bois Wineries Shuttered

The two Sonoma County wineries lose their homes and remembering wine visionaries Jim …

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9 Refreshing Provence Rosés for $28 or Less
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9 Refreshing Provence Rosés for $28 or Less

New reviews of fresh and affordable pink wines from Southern France, up to 91 points

Jul 8, 2021
France’s Southern Frontier
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France’s Southern Frontier

The diverse terroirs of Languedoc and Roussillon deliver a range of exciting values

Aug 31, 2021
9 Diverse Tuscan Values Under $20
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9 Diverse Tuscan Values Under $20

Explore Italy's Tuscany region with these new reviews of impressive red, white and rosé …

Jun 17, 2021
8 Delicious Spanish Rosés for $20 or Less
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8 Delicious Spanish Rosés for $20 or Less

New reviews of bold and lively rosado from Rioja and beyond, up to 90 points

Jun 10, 2021
Famous Faces, New Rosés (and Rosé Gummies)
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Famous Faces, New Rosés (and Rosé Gummies)

Jon Bon Jovi's Hampton Water partners with Sugarfina, Ford Mustang legend Lee Iacocca …

Jun 9, 2021
9 Refreshing Provence Rosés
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9 Refreshing Provence Rosés

Jump into the warm weather with these new reviews of pink wines from France, all priced …

May 27, 2021
Alejandro Fernandez, Ribera del Duero's Wine Champion, Dies at 88
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Alejandro Fernandez, Ribera del Duero's Wine Champion, Dies at 88

The Spanish vintner put his region on the map with powerful, outstanding Tempranillos

May 25, 2021