Gillian Sciaretta

Gillian Sciaretta joined Wine Spectator's Tasting Department in January of 2012. Since 2014 she has been the lead taster for the wine regions of Languedoc-Roussillon, Beaujolais, and Southwest France, and in 2016, she became the lead taster for the table wines of Portugal. In addition, Gillian is the director of Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards Program, which recognizes over 3,700 restaurants throughout the world with outstanding wine programs. A graduate of Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration, Gillian has also received certifications and scholarships from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) and has traveled extensively to wine regions across the United States and Europe.