Marvin R. Shanken

Editor and publisher

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Marvin R. Shanken is Wine Spectator's editor and publisher.

Commitment to California Cabernet

Commitment to California Cabernet

The classic-scoring 2019 California Cabernet vintage proves that tradition and innovation c…

Nov 15, 2022
The Rise of Chianti Classico

The Rise of Chianti Classico

While often overshadowed by super Tuscans and Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico …

Oct 31, 2022
Getting to Know Robert Kamen

Getting to Know Robert Kamen

The screenwriter-turned-winemaker, who makes great Cabernet on mountain land in Sonoma, is …

Oct 15, 2022
A Banner Year for California Pinot Noir

A Banner Year for California Pinot Noir

In an impressive vintage, we celebrate the winemakers raising the bar to unprecedented …

Sep 30, 2022
Great Guy, Great Chef

Great Guy, Great Chef

Celebrating wine-loving chef Charlie Palmer and announcing our 2022 Restaurant Award winners

Aug 31, 2022
Chardonnay Legends

Chardonnay Legends

We salute seven winemakers who put California Chardonnay on the map

Jul 31, 2022
The Man with the Plans

The Man with the Plans

Dave Phinney’s bold approach to wine changed California forever—and he’s only getting …

Jun 30, 2022
A Burgundian Master

A Burgundian Master

Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken introduces the May 31, 2022, issue, …

May 31, 2022
I Can’t Wait To Go Back!

I Can’t Wait To Go Back!

Over the years, Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken and his family have …

Apr 30, 2022