Anthony Giglio is one of the most entertaining wine and spirits authorities on the planet. He is a writer, educator and raconteur who motivates countless imbibers to trust their own tastes and relax the rules. Giglio’s witty, unpretentious style can be discerned in the columns he has written for publications that include Food & Wine and Details.
Anthony is the Global Wine Director for The Centurion Lounge, a network of premium airport lounges by American Express. Giglio has written 11 books, including the annual Food & Wine Wine Guide, the enormously popular Mr. Boston Official Bartender’s Guide, Cocktails in New York, and Passport to Italian Wine.
Throughout his career, Anthony has attracted countless admirers who appreciate his sense of humor as much as they do his insight and his perspective, which is that wine is best regarded as a pleasure, not a problem. His memorable knack for storytelling, coupled with his uproarious sense of humor, makes him one of the most sought-after speakers in the wine world and beyond.
Anthony is currently a wine reporter for CBS News Radio, as well as the longtime “Online Sommelier” for the Food & Wine Connoisseur Club. He has written for numerous publications, including New York, Esquire, Details, The New York Observer, Robb Report, Worth, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Travel + Leisure, Departures and Parade. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, Food Network, CNBC, and FOX Business News, and has been featured several times in The New York Times. Giglio has been invited twice to speak at The Moth, a Peabody Award-winning not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling.