Kim Marcus Death – Cause of Death: Wine Spectator veteran, Kim Marcus has passed away unexpectedly.
Marcus was a longtime senior editor of Wine Spectator, he helped shape the magazine’s global coverage of wine for more than three decades.
According to an online obituary, Kim Marcus passed away unexpectedly aged 62 on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. However, his cause of death was not disclosed.
Marcus joined Wine Spectator in 1988 and rose to the positions of senior editor, managing editor and Napa bureau chief before his retirement in December.
“We are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of industry veteran, Kim Marcus,” WALT Wines said in a statement shared via Facebook. “We have had the pleasure of working with him over the past decade at many Wine Spectator events and with sharing our wines with him. We send our deep felt condolences to his family and his Wine Spectator colleagues.”
Marcus was the lead taster for California Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, along with Argentina and Chile.