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.

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8 Exquisite Rhône Reds at 90+ Points

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