Gail Johnston, Creative Director, Graphic Designer
Gail Johnston is an award-winning graphic designer and branding specialist who has served diverse clients across the country, including ABC Network, Concannon Vineyard, Club Med, Cunard Cruises, Lehi Roller Mills, Macy’s, The Wine Group and WX Brands. 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, serving the wine and spirits industry, Gail handles each project with creativity and careful attention to detail, while meeting deadlines and exceeding expectations.
Michael Alves, Copywriter, Global Content Manager
CLIO 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.
Deborah Adeyanju, Copywriter, Content Strategist
Deborah 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, and implementing an effective content marketing strategy. Have we mentioned she is fluent in French?