Chiara Giorleo has been working in the wine sector for more than 10 years.
She has worked in press offices and departments of PR, communication, events&hospitality for wineries such as Mastroberardino SpA and entities like the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Toronto and she has been staff member of the Decanter World Wine Awards in London.
She is now a freelance bilingual wine writer, wine critic and blogger with collaborations and publications in Italy, USA and Russia; she is a judge for Italian and international wine competitions such as IWC (International Wine Challenge) in London and Chair of the Italian Academy for the tourist contest WBV – World’s Best Vineyards; as member of the Women&Wine association, she has judged at SMV – Selections Mondiales des Vins – Canada.
She is also Wine Educator for different entities, translator (Italian-English, English-Italian) in the wine sector and as well as wine leader for wine&food tours.
EDUCATION AND PARTNERSHIPS:
After a master degree in Economics, Chiara has studied Wine Marketing&Sales at the Napa college in California, she is certified WSET L3 and is a WSET DIPLOMA student in London; in Italy she is certified as sommelier and ‘Degustatore Ufficiale’ by AIS (Association of Italian Sommelier); member of the AIS itself and of the Italian Women&Wine Association.