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Carl Giavanti

Carl Giavanti is a Winery Publicist with a DTC Marketing background. He’s celebrating his 12th year of winery consulting. Carl has been involved in business marketing and public relations for over 25 years; originally in technology, digital marketing and project management, and now as a winery media relations consultant. Clients are or have been in Napa Valley, Willamette Valley, Walla Walla, Columbia Valley and the Columbia Gorge. Visit Carl Giavanti Consulting

Turning the Tables on Dr. Liz Thach, MW

By Carl Giavanti Dr. Liz Thach, MW, is a freelance wine writer, wine market expert, researcher, educator and consultant based in California’s Napa and Sonoma...

Turning the Tables on Robin Renken

By Carl Giavanti Robin Renken is a wine writer creating content in multiple mediums with her husband, Michael. She holds a CSW (Certified Specialist of...

Turning the Tables on Anna Maria Giambanco DiPietro

By Carl Giavanti Anna Maria Giambanco DiPietro is a writer based in Santa Barbara County, Calif. With her WSET 2 with distinction certificate in tow, she...

Turning the Tables on Cathy Huyghe

Cathy Huyghe is a writer, entrepreneur and mindfulness proponent.  She writes about the business and politics of the wine industry in her column for Forbes...

Turning the Tables on Michael Alberty

Michael Alberty, aka The Storyteller, is headed to Wine Enthusiast magazine as its Oregon, Washington and Canadian wines reviewer. He also writes about wine...

Turning the Tables on Elizabeth Smith

By Carl Giavanti Elizabeth Smith’s recent appointment as copywriter for online wine retailer Naked Wines is an example of dedicated wine writing that evolved into...

Turning the Tables on Alexandra Russell

By Carl Giavanti Alexandra Russell was named Managing Editor of Wine Industry Advisor (WIA) in April 2022. Prior to this appointment, she’s been a freelance...

Turning the Tables on Samantha Cole-Johnson

Samantha Cole-Johnson became the Pacific Northwest specialist for JancisRobinson.com in 2022 after being a regular contributor to the site since 2019. Previously, she worked...

Turning the Tables on Rob McMillan—Wine Industry Analyst

Rob McMillan is one of the top wine-business analysts in the United States and the author of Silicon Valley Bank’s highly regarded annual State of...

Turning the Tables on Sean P. Sullivan

Sean P. Sullivan is a contributing editor at Wine Enthusiast, covering Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Canada. He is also the founder of Washington Wine...

Turning the Tables Posthumously on Ken Friedenreich—Wine Writer and Industry Devotee

I learned of Ken Friedenreich’s death in the November issue of Oregon Wine Press, and I was ridden with guilt. I initially met Ken...

Turning the Tables on Catherine Fallis—Master Sommelier, educator, wine critic, and...

I met Catherine several years ago at Willamette Valley’s Pinot Noir Auction, where her talent for tasting and pure professionalism impressed from the start....

Turning the Tables on Stacy Louise Briscoe

This month’s Turning the Tables interview features Stacy Louise Briscoe, who has been contributing to Wine Industry Advisor for the pasts 18 months and...

Turning the Tables on Deborah Parker Wong

“Turning the Tables – Interviewing the Interviewers” is a Q&A series profiling Wine Writers.

Turning the Tables on Anatoli Levine

“Turning the Tables – Interviewing the Interviewers” is a Q&A series profiling Wine Writers. We hope you’ll discover more about the wine writers you know,...
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