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.


Deborah Adeyanju wine specialist blogger writer Johnston and Alves

Deborah Adeyanju, Copywriter, Content Strategist

Deborah Adeyanju, CFA, holds the WSET’s prestigious Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits. She has worked 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. A published author, she can write your tasting notes, press releases, and blog posts, as well as 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?

Mike Alves Copywriter

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.