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List of Famous Wine Critics

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List of famous wine critics, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top wine critics in the world? This includes the most prominent wine critics, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable wine critics is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic wine critics were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned wine critics.

Gary Vaynerchuk and Eric Asimov are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

From reputable, prominent, and well known wine critics to the lesser known wine critics of today, these are some of the best professionals in the wine critic field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous wine critics ever?" and "What are the names of famous wine critics?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
  • Jancis Mary Robinson OBE, ComMA, MW (born 22 April 1950) is a British wine critic, journalist and wine writer. She currently writes a weekly column for the Financial Times, and writes for her website, updated daily. She also provides advice for the wine cellar of Queen Elizabeth II....  more
  • Gary Vaynerchuk (born Gennady Vaynerchuk; November 14, 1975; Belarusian: Генадзь Вайнярчук, Russian: Геннадий Вайнерчук) is a Belarusian American entrepreneur, New York Times best selling author, speaker and internet personality. First known as a wine critic who expanded his family's wine business, Vaynerchuk is best known for his work in digital marketing and social media as the chairman of New York-based communications company, VaynerX, and as CEO of VaynerX subsidiary, VaynerMedia....  more
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    Eric Asimov (born July 17, 1957) is an American wine critic and food critic for The New York Times....  more
  • Oz Clarke

    Robert Owen "Oz" Clarke is a British wine writer, television presenter and broadcaster....  more