The American wine journalist David Schildknecht is one of the most profound wine critics, In this context, he works for various wine magazines. From 1997 to 2002 he wrote regularly from Austria, Germany and Hungary for the wine journals " Wine & Spirits “And Stephen Tanzer's "International Wine Cellar". Since 1990 he was also with Robert M. Parker's Magazine "The Wine Advocate". From 2006 he was part of Parker's tasting team and is responsible for the wines from Germany, Champagne, Alsace, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, New Zealand, Austria, Eastern Europe, South Africa as well as the USA east coast and Midwest. He imported wines from France for a wine trade. In the third edition of the Oxford Companion to Wine (2006) by Jancis Robinson he was responsible for the topic "German wines". He also provides articles for the magazine " World of Fine Wine ".