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 regularly wrote from Austria, Germany and Hungary for the wine journals " Wine & Spirits "And Stephen Tanzer's "International Wine Cellar". Since 1990 he was also for Robert M. Parker's Magazine "The Wine Advocate". As of 2006, he was part of Parker's tasting team and is responsible for wines from Germany, Champagne, Alsace, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, New Zealand, Austria, Eastern Europe, South Africa, and the US East Coast and Midwest. For a wine trade he imported wines from France. In the third edition of the Oxford Companion to Wine (2006) by editor Jancis Robinson he was responsible for the topic "German wines". He also contributes to the magazine " World of Fine Wine ".