Award Winning Sommelier and Social Media Expert
Jessica Altieri is an award winning sommelier, social media entrepreneur, Wine Enthusiast 40 Under 40 Tastemaker, 2018 Top 40 Wine Influencer, on-camera host and storyteller with her personal quotation that is posted outside of the Disneyland Wine Country Trattoria venue: “Wine Is Just A Conversation Waiting To Happen”.
Altieri’s latest certification as a Water Sommelier further solidifies her position as an innovative authority in the U.S. and around the world. Certification as a Water Sommelier makes Jessica part of a highly exclusive group of tasting professionals. Until 2015, there was only one Water Sommelier in the entire U.S., and even today only a handful exist worldwide.
A pioneer in the use of video and digital “storytelling” with social media for over 8 years, Altieri created the worlds first digital wine lifestyle platform and partnered with some of the most iconic brands in the world, including, Penfolds, Treasury Wine Estates, E&J Gallo and Constellation Brands. Curating original video content with live events and activating full-scale social media takeovers, Altieri gains millions of impressions for the brands she advocates for.
Altieri was the host of “Wine Conversations with Jessica Altieri” on the revolVer Podcast platform. In her book “Kiss My Glass” the NO-BS Wine Buying Guide, Jean-Charles Boisset called Altieri “vibrant, dynamic & charming wine expert, Jess brings joie de vivre, excitement and exuberance to the wine world” while Seresin Estate winemaker Clive Dougall noted “Jessica brings a great, modern, fun and youthful energy to wine that I’ve not encountered before”.
Sommelier ● Social Media Expert ● Wine Expert ● Certified Water Sommelier
WHAT I DO: I help wine brands, fine water brands, wine PR firms, and wine lifestyle brands position their products in front of targeted audiences to promote engagement, brand awareness, and sales by creating dynamic social media lifestyle campaigns as well as live events and promotions.
HOW I DO IT: I am a wine lover, certified water sommelier, wine professional, wine judge, wine researcher, wine expert , and digital media executive who promotes wine brands and wine lifestyle brands. I am a pioneer in the world of wine lifestyle “edutainment.” I offer social media engagement, video campaigns, and branded content.
WHO I WORK WITH:
• Winemakers and fine water brands
• Retail Executives
• Marketing & PR executives
• Wine lifestyle partners – hotels, fashion, travel
WHY IT WORKS: My quality content and promotions have generated over 500K social media followers.
WHAT MAKES ME DIFFERENT: I have been creating, producing, and publishing wine lifestyle media for over nine years. I am polished in front of the camera as a host and brand ambassador, and accomplished off the camera as a researcher and social media strategist. A certified sommelier and highly sought after wine judge, I have traveled the world extensively to explore winemaking regions and meet with winemakers and vintners. I am the only certified water sommelier in the state of Illinois and one of a few water sommeliers in the world.
WHAT OTHERS SAY: "A vibrant, dynamic & charming wine expert, Jess brings joie de vivre, excitement and exuberance to the wine world. She is a grand host that will open many cellar doors!" - Jean-Charles Boisset | Boisset Family Estates
"Infectious personality, energetic, wine smart and tells it as it is - just what all wine consumers need with such a vast array of wines to choose from." - Alastair Maling MW | Villa Maria
HOW IT WORKS: Visit wctvmedia.com to see more of our brand promotion, social media marketing, and sponsorship opportunities, and learn more about Jess at jessicaaltieri.com.