Kristen Bieler

Kristen Bieler

Senior Editor

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.

Cocktails that Fizz
Drinks

Cocktails that Fizz

Sparkling wine–splashed drinks to celebrate grads, dads and the arrival of summer

Jun 30, 2022
8 Captivating Finger Lakes Rieslings Up to 93 Points
Tasting Reports

8 Captivating Finger Lakes Rieslings Up to 93 Points

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May 12, 2022
Elevating the Wine Experience in Sedona
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Elevating the Wine Experience in Sedona

Cara De Lavallade on broadening Enchantment Resort’s wine program, championing Arizona wine …

May 10, 2022
Food Fighters: At ‘We Feed People’ Premiere, Hollywood Celebrates Chef José Andrés and World Central Kitchen
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Food Fighters: At ‘We Feed People’ Premiere, Hollywood Celebrates Chef José Andrés and World Central Kitchen

From Hillary Clinton to Stephen Colbert to Eric Ripert, stars aligned at the New York …

May 5, 2022
Brad Pitt Sues Angelina Jolie Over Château Miraval
News in Print

Brad Pitt Sues Angelina Jolie Over Château Miraval

Plus, EU rejects new health warnings on alcohol and Léoville Barton owner Anthony Barton …

May 31, 2022
Sommelier Roundtable: What’s the Most Versatile Wine?
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Sommelier Roundtable: What’s the Most Versatile Wine?

8 sommeliers divulge their go-to bottles when faced with a diverse mix of flavors and …

Apr 29, 2022
8 Refreshing French Rosés Under $30
Tasting Reports

8 Refreshing French Rosés Under $30

Travel to Provence, the Rhône Valley and beyond with these new reviews of diverse pinks up …

Apr 21, 2022
Crowd-Pleasing Pours

Crowd-Pleasing Pours

Fifteen wine professionals offer their picks on by-the-case deals, affordable options from …

May 31, 2022
9 Italian Hotels We Love
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9 Italian Hotels We Love

Our editors recommend where to stay in Italy, from the grand to the avant-garde

Apr 12, 2022