Kristen Bieler

Kristen Bieler

Senior Editor
France

About

Kristen Bieler joined Wine Spectator as a senior editor in 2021. An Arizona native, Kristen graduated from Cornell University with a degree in history, and moved to New York City to pursue a career in journalism. For the past two decades she has been writing professionally about wine, spirits and food, and has traveled to many wine regions around the world for her reporting. Prior to joining the Wine Spectator team, she was the editor in chief of SevenFifty Daily and Beverage Media Group, two leading trade publications for the wine and spirits industry.

She lives in New York City with her husband and their three children, and aside from wine, her passions include travel, theater, cooking, hiking in the mountains and long beach walks.

An Artistic Approach to Wine at the Modern
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An Artistic Approach to Wine at the Modern

Arthur Hon shares his creative perspective at New York’s most iconic museum restaurant

Sep 22, 2022
8 Outstanding Loire Whites Up to 93 Points
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8 Outstanding Loire Whites Up to 93 Points

Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé and Vouvray star in these new reviews of French Sauvignon Blanc and …

Sep 22, 2022
Brad Pitt and Partners Sued for $250 Million in Damages in Château Miraval Dispute
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Brad Pitt and Partners Sued for $250 Million in Damages in Château Miraval Dispute

A countersuit filed by Angelina Jolie's former company accuses Pitt of wasting millions in …

Sep 19, 2022
Israeli Cuisine: A Crossroad of Flavors
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Israeli Cuisine: A Crossroad of Flavors

Cookbook author Adeena Sussman spotlights Israel’s modern food movement

Oct 15, 2022
A Bright Outlook for Israel
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A Bright Outlook for Israel

With a new focus on Rhône grapes and white wines, winemakers forge an exciting future for …

Oct 15, 2022
12 Top Wine Restaurants on Long Island's East End
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12 Top Wine Restaurants on Long Island's East End

Whether you're heading out for tastings in North Fork wine country or to enjoy the beaches …

Sep 8, 2022
7 Fresh Provence Rosés Up to 92 Points
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7 Fresh Provence Rosés Up to 92 Points

Find a summertime sipper with these new reviews of refreshing pinks from southern France, …

Aug 25, 2022
Tornado and Hail Devastate Famed Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vineyard
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Tornado and Hail Devastate Famed Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vineyard

Vieux Télégraphe’s Daniel Brunier and other top winemakers report that a violent August …

Aug 24, 2022
André Hugel, Alsace Champion and Leader of Famille Hugel Winery, Dies at 92
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André Hugel, Alsace Champion and Leader of Famille Hugel Winery, Dies at 92

The 11th-generation member of one of Alsace's top wine families helped rebuild the business …

Aug 19, 2022