Robert M. Parker Jr. is a leading U.S. wine critic. He created in 1978 the newsletter "the wine advocate" and developed the now world famous Parker's 100-point rating system. He is acknowledged to be the most influential wine critic in the world today
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Wine Spectator is an American magazine specializing in tasting notes, industry news and wine-personality profiles. The magazine was founded in 1976.
Jancis Robinson is a British wine critic, journalist and wine writer. She currently writes a weekly column for the Financial Times, and writes for her website JancisRobinson.com, updated daily.
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Wine Enthusiast Magazine was founded in 1988, bringing consumers information on the world of wine and spirits, reviewing hundreds of wines each month, as well as lifestyle topics peripheral to wine.
James Suckling is an American wine and cigar critic and former Senior Editor and European Bureau Chief of Wine Spectator as well as European Editor of Cigar Aficionado.
At the intersection of media and technology, Vinous is Antonio Galloni’s vision of a modern-day wine publication.It was created in 2013
Decanter is a wine and wine-lifestyle magazine, published in about 90 countries on a monthly basis. The magazine includes industry news, vintage guides and wine and spirits recommendations
Allen Meadows is an American wine critic and publisher of the Burghound.com quarterly newsletter and website.
Chris Kissack is a published author, wine writer, and wine judge. He is a 2011, 2012, and 2013 Roederer Wine Writing Awards Shortlistee and a Born Digital 2012 Award Runner-Up. He is the writer of The Wine Doctor
French wine writer based in Bordeaux (Decanter, L'Express, Gault&Millau, Terre de Vins, V&S News...), Yohan Castaing is the founder of the wine blog Anthocyanes
Tim Atkin, Master of Wine, is an award-winning wine journalist, broadcaster and commentator. He is also a judge of several international wine competitions.
Jeff Leve is the creator and contributor of The Wine Cellar Insider. This magazine focuses mainly on Bordeaux wines.
Jeannie Cho Lee MW is a wine writer, consultant, judge and educator from South Korea, now based in Hong Kong.
Jean-Marc Quarin is an independent taster and critic specialized in the appreciation of Bordeaux wines.
La RVF is the most well known and well respected wine mag in France. It is a monthly wine publication, since 1927
Yves Beck, nicknamed "Beckustator", is a Swiss author and wine critic. He writes for various media and is very involved in the theme of wine on social networks.
Michel Bettane and Thierry Desseauve are two respected wine critics from France. The pair have worked together for many years until 2004. They now run their own website, mybettanedesseauve.fr