About

Gail Johnston East Bay Graphic DesignerGail Johnston, award-winning graphic designer and branding specialist, has served diverse clients across the country, including The Wine Group, Winery Exchange, ABC Network, Club Med, Cunard Cruises, GE, Hyatt Regency, Johnson & Johnson, Lehi Roller Mills, Macy’s, and Sutter Health. Originally from the East Coast, with a BFA in Graphic Design from East Carolina University, she began her career in New York City advertising agencies and design studios. Now in the San Francisco Bay Area, with 25+ years of branding experience, Gail handles each project with creativity and careful attention to detail, while meeting deadlines and exceeding expectations.

copywriter for wine industryCLIO award-winning international copywriter Michael Alves is well acquainted with the food and beverage industry, having provided strategic and creative concepts and copy for dozens of popular brands, including: Delicato, The Christian Brothers, Stags’ Leap, Beringer, Kauai Coffee, Sutter Home Wines, Sebastiani Wines, Nestlé Foodservice, Armour Meats, and Jack-in-the-Box among many others.

wine industry social media expert for Johnston and Alves design studio in LamorindaDeborah Adeyanju, CFA holds the WSET’s prestigious Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits. In addition to her experience working with all parties involved in the wine industry: from some of the country’s largest online retailers (JJ Buckley Fine Wines and Vinfolio) to importers to collectors, she is also a published author and social media expert. Not only can she write your tasting notes, press releases, winery features, and blog posts, she can also work with you to develop a comprehensive social media strategy including identifying goals, targeting platforms, creating an editorial calendar, and implementing an effective content marketing strategy. Have we mentioned she is fluent in French?