Amy Zavatto writes about wine, spirits, and food for Imbibe, Foxnews.com, Details, Edible Manhattan, Wynn, Every Day with Rachael Ray, and many others. Author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Bartending, The Hedonist Guide to Eat NY, and co-author of The Renaissance Guide to Wine & Food Pairing with Tony DiDio, She holds an Advanced Certificate in Wines & Spirits from the WSET in London. Amy has given talks on wine and food pairing around the country, and has toured distilleries everywhere from Kentucky to Jalisco to the Highlands of Scotland to upstate New York. She lives, eats, and drinks in New York City.
Melissa Wood is an illustrator and architectural planner. Her client list includes Crate & Barrel, Trader Joe's, Neiman Marcus Direct, Nordstrom's, Kate's Paperie, John Grisham, George Lucas, a Hilton heiress, and Oprah Winfrey - just to name a few.