Gabriela Marchand is a Senior Account Executive managing media relations, events and partnership campaigns for Côtes de Bordeaux, Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac, Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance, Esporão and Papagiannakos. After earning a Journalism degree from Boston University, Gabriela pursued her passion for food and wine at The Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park. She worked “on the line” in San Francisco before joining Relais & Châteaux’s Forbes Five Star property The Ocean House in Rhode Island as the PR and Marketing Manager. While there, she gained experience in hospitality public relations and marketing, promoting the resort’s culinary program. This became the focus of her professional career, and after moving to New York City, she joined a boutique agency and managed media relations, events and marketing for several wineries and regions. Gabriela has also completed the WSET level 2 program in Wine and Spirits.
Cheese: Époisses de Bourgogne
Wine: (Most) Sparkling wines
Cocktail: Vodka Martini (straight up, with olives, not dirty)
Beer: IPA’s in general
Guilty Pleasure: Anything chocolate