Wine & Spirits

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This article is about the American magazine. For the British publication, see Wine & Spirit.
Wine & Spirits
Publisher/ Editor Joshua Greene
Categories Wine magazines
Frequency 8 issues/year
Total circulation 75,000
Year founded 1981
Country United States
Language English
ISSN 0890-0299

Wine & Spirits is an American wine magazine. With offices in New York and San Francisco, the magazine publishes eight issues annually.[1]

History and profile[edit]

The magazine was started under the name Winestate's Wine & Spirits Buying Guide.[2] In October 1984 it changed to Wine & Spirits.[2] Joshua Greene acquired Wine & Spirits in 1989.[2][1] In addition to publisher and editor-in-chief Joshua Greene, among the contributors are Tara Q. Thomas, Patrick Comiskey, Patricio Tapia, Peter Liem, with additional contributing writers such as David Schildknecht, Fiona Morrison MW, Bill St. John and Victor de la Serna.

While the magazine has been rating wine on a 100-point scale since 1994, Joshua Greene is an outspoken critic of the system.[3][4][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Wine & Spirits Magazine". Wine Searcher. Retrieved December 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Maggie Hoffman (November 13, 2013). "What Are You Drinking, Joshua Greene?". Serious Eats. Retrieved December 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ Rivlin, Gary (August 15, 2006). "In vino veritas - but a rating helps". International Herald Tribune. 
  4. ^ Rivlin, Gary (August 13, 2006). "Wine Ratings Might Not Pass the Sobriety Test". The New York Times. 
  5. ^ Mlodinow, Leonard. (November 20, 2009). A Hint of Hype, A Taste of Illusion Wall Street Journal.

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