Sommelier – Jessica Altieri
Jessica Altieri, social media marketing, influencer and entrepreneur is a wine lover, certified water sommelier, wine professional, wine judge, wine expert, and digital media executive who promotes wine brands and wine lifestyle brands. Jessica Altieri is a pioneer in the world of digital marketing, social media, wine sales and promotions. Jessica creates social media marketing, video campaigns, and live event management and activation.
The Voice of Millennial Wine Lovers.
Jessica, or “Just Jess”, is a Certified Sommelier, California Wine Appellation Specialist, and the CEO of the Wine Channel TV Network. By reaching and engaging millennials with digitally-based social media, mobile and live experience events, she has led the growth of her wine lifestyle community to over 300K wine enthusiasts in 2015.
Altieri is a visionary for wine “edutainment;” engaging both novice wine drinkers and experienced enthusiasts around the world with fun, fresh and edgy content. In 2013, she published her first book “Kiss My Glass: Jess Altieri’s ‘NO-BS’ Wine Buying Guide” which is now available on Amazon and in select Walgreens stores.
Social Media Expert
Jessica Altieri is a leading digital social media expert, entertaining and educating wine enthusiasts around the globe. Her innovative, non-pretentious approach to wine has attracted leading lifestyle brands in food, fashion, retail and hi-tech.
Altieri pioneered the first “Live Wine Experience” for National New Zealand Wine Day, with over 25 high end New Zealand wine brands, over 200 in-studio guests at the Kenmore Live Studio in Chicago, and a worldwide audience engaging on social media with winemakers and bloggers around the world. Her Live Wine Experience digital content and programs have earned the support of leading winemakers and retail brands including Walgreens, Roundy’s, Constellation Brands, E.&J. Gallo, Gibson’s Restaurant Group and more.
A High-End Disruptor.
Altieri is one of the world’s most sought after millennial-aged professional wine judges. For the past 3 years, she has judged in the prestigious San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines in the world.
Jessica has also worked with some of the world’s leading groups and trade associations, including the Italian Trade Commission, New Zealand Government, Assovini Sicilia, French Ministry Agriculture and more.
In addition, Jessica has created and led “live experience wine events” with leading brands, including Bentley, Laurent-Perrier, Vince Camuto, Nordstrom, Prada and others. She has even been a speaker at numerous wine & food lifestyle events, including VINO 2015 Italian Wine Week – the largest Italian Wine Exhibition outside of Italy.