Journalist and Wine Writer Extraordinaire Howard G Goldberg Dies
Howard G Goldberg, the New York City based wine writer who had countless friends in the wine business, passed away last week. Goldberg was an editor at the New York Times from 1970 to 2004 including 23 years as an editor on the Times’ Op-Ed page. He began contributing wine articles in the mid-1980s and in 1987 wrote the Wine Talk column for a period. Goldberg was editor of The New York Times Book of Wine: More Than 30 Years of Vintage Writing, and wrote for Decanter.